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Solving a 78-Year-Old Mystery: The Wakasa Memorial (Special FREE Rental)

  • 2021
  • 49 mins

A 78-year-old mystery is unearthed. The mystery of the memorial dedicated to James Wakasa, who was murdered by a guard at the Topaz concentration camp, is solved as a researcher comes across a map in the National Archives. Researcher Nancy Ukai and archaeologist Mary Farrell discuss its discovery, its controversial removal, and what it means for Japanese America.

Edited by Emiko Omori