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Something Strong Within

DVD

40 minutes
Source: Pyramid Media

Though stripped of their possessions, their dignity, and their freedom, Japanese Americans forcibly sent to Japanese internment camps during World War II remained strong and hopeful in the face of adversity. Using home movies, many shot by internee Dave Tatsuro, we get a graphic understanding of Mr. Tatsuro's words from his 1942 diary,"I hope when you look at these you see the spirit of the people."

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