Outspoken: A COPH Podcast

Episode Six: Looking at Japanase American Internment in Today's Political Climate

In Episode Six: Looking at Japanese American Internment in Today's Political Climate, Dr. Cawthra sits down with Dr. Craig Ihara, emeritus professor at CSUF.  Dr. Craig Ihara shares his stories about being born in a Japanese Internment prison and reflects on today's political climate.

 

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Out of the Archive COPH Narrators

Clarence T. Nishizu

 Clarence Nishizu stands in front of truck with produce in field

Clarence T. Nishizu is a longtime Japanese American community member in Orange County. He was rellocated from Buena Park to Poston Internment Camp in Arizona in 1941. 

 

For more on Clarnece T. Nishizu

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Dr. Craig ihara

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Dr. Craig Ihara is emerti professor at CSUF and helped create the Asian American Studies program at CSUF.  He was born in Rohwer Relocation Camp.

 

For more on Dr. Craig Ihara

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Sue Embrey

Sue Embrey standing in front of commerative plate at Manzanar War Relocation Center.

Sue Embrey was an activist, educator, and a longtime chair of the Manzanar Committee. She helped creat the annual Manzanar pilgrimage where she was interned.

 

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George Fujii

George Fujii standing with other internees at the Poston, Arizona Japanese Internement Camp in January of 1943

George Fujii was interned at Poston incarceration camp where he secretly released dispatches from inside the camp and went by the psedonym "The Voice of Nisei".  Nisei means second generation Japanese American.

 

For George Fujii

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Lillie Y McCabe

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Lillie McCabe was an incarceree at the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and Granada (Amache) Incarceration Camp.

 

For more on Lillie McCabe

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