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Resilience: An Interview with George Takei Pt. 2 podcast Oct 26, 2022

Today on Here's Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon continues her conversation with actor George Takei about his childhood experiences with forced removal and incarcerated camp life.

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Resilience: An Interview with George Takei Pt. 1 podcast Oct 24, 2022

On today's episode of Here's Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon speaks with actor George Takei about his childhood experiences with forced removal and incarcerated camp life.

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Resilience: Redress and Reparation podcast Oct 20, 2022

Today marks the conclusion of our series, Resilience: The Wartime Incarceration of Japanese Americans. During the postwar era, a new generation was born to the Nisei as they returned to their lives outside of incarceration camps. This third generation, the Sansei, were raised by parents who...

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Resilience: The Fear of What Comes Next podcast Oct 19, 2022

Today, on Resilience, we explore what happened when Japanese Americans were told they were free citizens once again. Given only a train ticket and twenty-five dollars, the incarcerated did not know what awaited them once they left. Would they be able to return to their West Coast homes and...

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Resilience: All the Way to the Supreme Court podcast Oct 17, 2022

On today’s episode of Resilience, we will hear more from Professor Lorraine Bannai about Executive Order 9066, Japanese American resistance, and how they were both important to key Supreme Court Cases. The Supreme Court gave broad legal authority when it came to matters of national...

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Resilience: The Spirit of Resistance podcast Oct 14, 2022

On this episode of Resilience: The Wartime Incarceration of Japanese Americans, we are continuing our exploration of camp life. Through it all, many incarcerated found ways to add beauty and joy into their long days and nights. They cultivated the dusty land around them, practiced their crafts,...

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Resilience: The Long Days of Camp Life podcast Oct 12, 2022

Today on Resilience, we continue our exploration of the wartime incarceration of Japanese Americans. By the fall of 1942, the military had moved most of the imprisoned Japanese Americans from temporary camps into long-term incarceration barracks; camps in isolated locations where they would...

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Resilience: Only What You Can Carry podcast Oct 10, 2022

On today’s episode of Resilience: The Wartime Incarceration of Japanese Americans, Sharon talks about the military’s limitations on “enemy aliens” both before and after President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066. Japanese Americans were forced to scramble. They...

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Resilience: The Forced Removal of 120 Thousand Japanese Americans podcast Oct 07, 2022

After President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, General John DeWitt issued over a hundred exclusion orders in quick succession, and demanded that all Japanese Americans–even those with as little as one-sixteenth ancestry–prepare themselves for being sent to incarceration...

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Resilience: A Country at War podcast Oct 05, 2022

On today’s episode in our series, Resilience, we talk about what happened immediately following the attack on Pearl Harbor and the death of over 2,400 American servicemen. How did the US government respond and how quickly did they mobilize? What, exactly, became the plan, and how did they...

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Resilience: Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor podcast Oct 03, 2022

Today on our series, Resilience, we are going to hear more from author Craig Nelson, who shares insights on what exactly happened during the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.

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Resilience: The Movement of Japan in the East podcast Sep 30, 2022

On today’s episode in our series, Resilience: The Wartime Incarceration of Japanese Americans, we’re going to take a step back from the American West Coast and talk about some of the events that were happening globally. Events that shaped the relationship between the U.S. and two...

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