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National Museum of the Pacific War Marks Day of Remembrance for Japanese-American Internment with Free All-Day Program

When: Sat., Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2020
Phone: (830) 997-8600
Price: Free
@ The Nimitz Hotel Ballroom, 340 E. Main Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624
On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which led to the forced removal and incarceration of some 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry. Special programs include the screening of the documentary, The Registry, hosted by its directors Bill Kubota and Steve Ozone followed by a Q&A, appearance by Stephanie Morrill, author of Within These Lines, and a talk by San Jacinto College history professor and expert on the U.S. internment record, Abbie Grubb. Other activities include live performance of Taiko and tours of the museum’s Japanese Garden of Peace.

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