BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20121006T000000Z DTEND:20121006T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Join us for an afternoon with author Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston a nd a film screening of &ldquo\;Farewell to Manzanar\,&rdquo\; on Saturday\ , October 6\, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Gardena JCI Hall.\n\nMrs. Houston\, the youngest of ten children\, was born in Inglewood\, CA\, and spent her childhood in Southern California until 1942\, when she and her family wer e uprooted from their home and interned at Manzanar. The film\, based on M rs. Houston&rsquo\;s compelling memoir about the Japanese-American Internm ent experience\, as seen through the eyes of a young girl\, is a haunting reminder of how our civil rights are at risk in moments of crisis. The fil m\, originally made for television and rarely seen in 36 years will be pre sented by the Japanese American National Museum.\n\nThis California Reads Searching for Democracy program is made possible with support from Cal Hum anities in partnership with California Center for the Book.\n\nThis specia l program is made available by the County of Los Angeles Libraries. DTSTAMP:20230325T140748Z SUMMARY:Farewell to Manzanar Screening URL:/en/events/2012/10/06/farewell-to-manzanar-screening/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR