Jan 13

The incredible story of George Saito



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Executive Order 9066, issued by President Roosevelt, authorized the forced removal of hundreds of thousands of Japanese-Americans, many of them full American citizens like George and his brothers and sisters, and sent them to the internment camps.



Dec 23

“Fighting for Democracy”: Frances Slanger



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Her traditional Jewish parents hoped she would find a husband, settle down… but young Frances had bigger plans.



Nov 25

“Fighting for Democracy”: Carl Gorman



Posted 2 years, 4 months ago.

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Together they used their language and their culture, things that the government had tried to beat out of them as children, to achieve greatness.



Nov 18

“Fighting for Democracy”: Bill Terry



Posted 2 years, 5 months ago.

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“If you wait long enough, you will be vindicated. But we did show them we could fly.”



Nov 11

Behind the scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 3 – Domingo Los Baños [VIDEO]



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Domingo was 16 years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. During his time with us he spoke about the fear of that day, about not knowing if more attacks were coming or what the following days would bring.