Japanese Internment

Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Arrivals and Departures

Sunday, April 15, 2012

A couple with a rocky marriage learn a life lesson when their home is invaded, and a whole community disappears in a powerful story about the Japanese internment, leaving their bewildered, or blinkered, neighbors behind.


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Chiura Obata

Saturday, August 11, 2001

In the spring of 1942, Chiura Obata, an art professor at the University of California at Berkeley, and his family were among the thousands of Japanese Americans relocated to internment camps. Obata's granddaughter, Kimi Kodani Hill, and Timothy Burgard, a curator at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco, tell the ...