Against the Grain

Infamous Internment

More than 110,00 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to remote concentration camps in early 1942. Photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. has tracked down dozens of camp survivors and their descendants. Charles Wollenberg has written about several key legal cases provoked by this tragic episode and the attorney who spearheaded them. (Encore presentation.)

Charles Wollenberg, Rebel Lawyer: Wayne Collins and the Defense of Japanese American Rights Heyday, 2018

Paul Kitagaki Jr., Behind Barbed Wire: Searching for Japanese Americans Incarcerated During World War II CityPress Files, 2019

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