Presented By: MSA Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Winter DEI Film Discussion Series | Betrayed: Surviving an American Concentration Camp
More than 127,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly relocated and incarcerated in concentration camps in remote areas of the seven western U.S. states during World War II. Their crime? Ancestry. Almost two-thirds of the interns were Nisei, or U.S.-born. Even World War I veterans of Japanese descent were forcibly evacuated. Families were made at gunpoint to leave their homes, businesses, schools, their lives for spartan, communal tarpaper barracks in inhospitable regions. This powerful documentary premiered last May on PBS (available for streaming here). This discussion is open to all. Please register to receive the Zoom link prior to this session.
January 19, 2023 (Thursday) 12:00pm
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