Pearl Harbor Day: Clarence Moriwaki Live-Stream Talk
Join AHB on Dec. 7 at 11am for a livestream talk by Washington Humanities Speaker, Clarence Moriwaki. His talk will coincide with the commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day.
In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II.
Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the origin point of the Japanese American exclusion—to provide a human, historical account of this national tragedy, and to ask the question: Are there parallels to what’s happening in America now? Moriwaki uses historical images, including historical and current propaganda, to explore the fear, racism, and failure of political leadership that led to these unconstitutional actions during World War II, and why we mustView more
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Dec 7, 2020 at 11:00 am (Mon)
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110