Past ties to present situation in Middle East

Transcripts available in the following languages:

The government interpreted whatever they saw of the Japanese Americans, in terms of their framework, which allowed them to put us into camp and taking away our civil rights. And, I find certain echoes of this in the current situation in the Middle East, which makes me very uncomfortable.

Date: January 7, 2004
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Art Hansen
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

discrimination politics racism

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation