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The Lincolnwood Multi-Cultural Task Force Presents: Anne Shimojima Shares Her Journey in "Hidden Memory: An American Story" on Feb. 7

In 2005 Anne interviewed her 91-year-old aunt about her experiences in an incarceration camp in World War II. Anne tells the story of a Japanese-American community devastated by war but surviving with ... read more

Anchorage Opera’s ‘An American Dream’ explores dark chapter in U.S. history with story of Japanese internment

This is the story told in Anchorage Opera’s second mainstage production of the year, Jack Perla’s “An American Dream ... both of whom have direct ties to the internments during World War II. Immediate... read more

What a Japanese-American soldier’s thirty-year secret can teach us about race, war, and loyalty

That was the case with Masao Abe, a second generation Japanese-American ... World War II with clarity, as though events had taken place the week before. At the age of 91, Masao began to share his ... read more

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The Complex Role Faith Played for Incarcerated Japanese-Americans During World War II

Following the war ... of this period in American history, “It is important to educate people about what happened to Japanese-Americans during the World War II incarceration, and especially to show tha... read more


Story of Japanese concentration camps strikes especially close to home for ‘An American Dream’ star Nina Yoshida Nelsen

the Japanese-American internment camps were little more than summer camps, places where fellow Americans of Japanese extraction were kept apart — surely for their protection every bit as much as our o... read more

Palm Beach travel: Resident shares story and photos from Sicily

A good workout When visiting Sicily’s antiquities, which were created by all these cultures, and more, throughout its long history ... Jesuit chapel with an apse bombed by American forces during the S... read more

A Designer Turned Her Grandparents's World War II-Era Love Letters Into Jewelry

The designer’s jewelry line, called "Forever Yours, Agnes," features glass baubles containing fragments of the couple’s World War II-era missives. The line is named after—and inspired by ... read more

What a World Bank Critic Might Do as Its President

It’s a story ... history of the sister institutions, both based in Washington. U.S. Treasury official Harry Dexter White and British economist John Maynard Keynes were the driving forces behind the fo... read more

First officer of Flight 217 shares story

"I've talked to a lot of World War II survivors a couple years back and they won't say ... "But no one knew the whole story, and Harrison put everything together ... Now people are starting to send in ... read more

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion For 1st Time In US History

The U.S. national debt has topped $22 trillion for the first time in history, according to daily ... in a report that the level of debt as a share of GDP had reached its highest levels since World War ... read more

98-year-old buffalo soldier doesn't want black regiments' history to 'fade out'

Robinson served in the Philippines in World War II. Now 98 and living in Skyway ... However, despite their significant role in U.S. history, their own story has been largely erased over time. "A lot o... read more

Seattle’s last buffalo soldier, 98, doesn’t want black regiments’ history to ‘fade out’

Robinson served in the Philippines in World War II. Now 98 and living in Skyway ... However, despite their significant role in U.S. history, their own story has been largely erased over time. “A lot o... read more



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