APEX Express

APEX Express – December 17, 2009

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Thursday, December 17 marks the 65th year anniversary of Public Proclamation No. 21, which allowed Japanese interned in concentration camps to return home.   On tonight's show, Jill Shiraki joins us to talk about  Bay Area Pre-World War II Japanese America, and the results of Executive Order 9066.  We also hear from Jill Togawa, of Purple Moon Dance Project who talks about her present performance piece:  When Dreams Are Interrupted… We will feature sounds of a walking tour with Jill Shiraki and excerpts of Jill Togawa's When Dreams Are Interrupted.  Finally, an excerpt of a presentation given by  Veena Dubal, Staff Attorney at the Asian Law Caucus, “WHY? Questioning American Response to Fort Hood: Islamophobia, Media & Civil Rights”