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Gordon Hirabayashi's Statement against the US Inernment of Japanese Americans.

In 1942 Gordon Hirabayashi presented this statement to authorities making it clear that he was not willing ot comply with Executive Order 9066.

Jeanne Sakata's DAWN'S LIGHT

Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 7:30pm

WHEN?   January 13, 14, 15 at 7:30pm
WHERE?      Millennium Park, on the heated and enclosed for the winter Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage
TICKETS?        $10, available online: http://www.srtp.org or via box office at: 312-742-8947

AFSC’s Pacific Northwest Region: A Proud Legacy

The American Friends Service Committee has championed the cause of peace and social justice in the Pacific Northwest for over 65 years.  Our Seattle office was founded in 1942 to assist Japanese Americans and vigorously oppose their internment.

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