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1 videodisc (ca. 70 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • An ordinary person
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Korematsu vs. the United States
  • 1983: The reopening
  • Never again?
  • Credits.
In 1942, Fred Korematsu was an average 23-year-old California native working as a shipyard welder. But when he refused to obey Executive Order 9066, which sent 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into internment camps, he became something extraordinary -- a civil rights champion. This film follows Korematsu's story from the moment he first resisted confinement to the hard-won victory he finally achieved 39 years later, with the help of a new generation of Japanese-American activists seeking vindication and the assurance that such a terrible injustice would never occur again. This is the striking story of an ordinary man's courageous actions, which demonstrates the power of ordinary citizens to rise up against injustice.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-7010-02