BOOKS & CONVERSATIONS: Prisons and Patriots: "Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory" by Cherstin M. Lyon

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Jun 201223
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Prisons and Patriots provides a detailed account of 41 Nisei who were imprisoned for resisting the draft during WWII. Lyon parallels their courage as resisters with that of the late civil rights hero Gordon Hirabayashi.

Free with Museum admission. Reservations recommended to or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior.

Purchase the book from the Museum Store >>


JANM . Last modified May 15, 2012 2:07 p.m.

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