BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1066@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20080419T000000Z DTEND:20080419T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>LECTURE\nInternment: The WWII Experience of Japanese Ca lifornians \npresented by Lillian Kawasaki and Panelists</strong>\n\nPerce ived as a security threat\, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941\ ,California’s Japanese were collected\, deprived of their property\, and forced to live in heavily guarded camps created to contain them. Japanes e-Americans born in the United States\, naturalized citizens and recent im migrants alike survived this bitter experience\, and were released only af ter the war. Many were then reunited with husbands\, fathers and sons who\ , though also Japanese\, spent those years proudly serving in the United S tates military. Ms. Kawasaki has been involved in the restoration of Manza nar National Historic Site\, one of the Japanese relocation centers establ ished in Owens Valley on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevadas. She will host a panel discussion on this subject\, accompanied by several Japanese citizens who lived through these trying times. \n<strong>\nSaturday\, Ap ril 19\, 2008\n10:00 a.m.</strong> (Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for coffee)\n< strong>Advanced reservations requested\n$5 General Admission\nFor reservat ions and information\, call (562)570-1755 or visit <a href="http://www.ran choloscerritos.org/calendar.html">rancholoscerritos.org</a></strong>\n DTSTAMP:20240719T192504Z SUMMARY:A Look Into the Experience of Japanese Internment Camps Following t he Bombing of Pearl Harbor URL:/en/events/2008/04/19/look-into-the-experience-of-japanese-inter/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR