Jan 13

Behind the Scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 8 – The Actors [VIDEO]



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This interview features three of the nine dedicated actors starring in the world premiere Fighting for Democracy performance: Aime Kelly, Jihad Milhem, and Griffin Stanton-Ameisen.



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.



Jan 13

Behind the Scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 7 – Alison Roberts [VIDEO]



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This interview features costume designer Alison Roberts, a highly regarded Philadelphia theater professional; Fighting for Democracy marks her first collaboration with the Center.



Jan 10

Fighting for Democracy: Behind the Scenes, Part 6 – The Writers [VIDEO]



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This interview features the playwriting team behind the world premiere Fighting for Democracy theatrical performance: Suli Holum, playwright, Makoto Hirano, associate writer, and Allison Heishman, dramaturg.



Jan 6

Fighting for Democracy: Behind the Scenes, Part 5 – Stage Management [VIDEO]



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Fighting for Democracy unites a must-see, multimedia exhibition from the Japanese American National Museum with a stirring, original theatrical production created by the National Constitution Center.