BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20140927T000000Z DTEND:20140927T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Min Yasui was a young Nisei attorney in Oregon during World War II when he violated the military curfew imposed upon all persons of Japa nese ancestry in order to bring a test case to court. He lost that case i n the U.S. Supreme Court\, but nearly 40 years later he reopened it as pa rt of the coram nobis litigation brought by young Sansei attorneys in 19 83. Yasui was not only a key player in both of those eras\, but also an o utspoken\, deeply committed activist all his life\, working tirelessly fo r the human and civil rights of all people.\n\nThis presentation and panel discussion will include film clips\, photographs\, and documents illustr ating Yasui&rsquo\;s life and times. Featured participants are Yasui&rsqu o\;s colleague\, attorney Peggy Nagae\; his youngest daughter\, Holly Yas ui\; and documentary filmmaker Janice Tanaka\, who will serve as moderato r.\n\n<em>Co-sponsored by the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.</ em>\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>For more up-to-date information about this event and others\, please visit the Japanese American National Museum's e vents page: <a href=""> vents/#27</a> </strong> SUMMARY:The Life and Times of Minoru Yasui URL:/en/events/2014/09/27/the-life-and-times-of-minoru-yasui/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR