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Never give up! [videorecording] : Minoru Yasui and the fight for justice / the Minoru Yasui Legacy project presents a film directed by Holly Yasui and Will Doolittle.

Yasui, Holly, 1953- (film producer,, film director,, screenwriter.). Doolittle, Will, (film director,, editor of moving image work.). Takei, George, 1937- (narrator.). Kameda, Soji, (composer (expression).). Oregon Nikkei Endowment, (film distributor,, publisher.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

"Minoru Yasui, born and raised in Hood River, Oregon, was the first Japanese American attorney in the state. During World War II, he initiated a legal test case to challenge the incarceration of over 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry. He spent 9 months in solitary confinement awaiting his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court ... and the rest of his life fighting for the civil rights of all people."--Container.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 921 YASUI (Text) 33892100664417 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 02/18/2020 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Portland, OR : Oregon Nikkei Endowment, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes 38 minutes of bonus features.
Special features: Redress -- Re-opening of the World War II legal cases--and their legacy -- Student video letter -- Minoru Yasui Day march -- Yuka gets out of camp -- Maija Yasui interview -- "Citizen Min" 1983 news story.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors, Holly Yasui and Will Doolittle; composer, Shoji Kameda; narrator, George Takei; associate producers, Michele Connor and Jillian Toda.
Summary, etc.:
"Minoru Yasui, born and raised in Hood River, Oregon, was the first Japanese American attorney in the state. During World War II, he initiated a legal test case to challenge the incarceration of over 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry. He spent 9 months in solitary confinement awaiting his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court ... and the rest of his life fighting for the civil rights of all people."--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD-R, NTSC, all regions; stereo.
Subject: Yasui, Minoru, 1916-
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 > Personal narratives.
Racism > United States > History > 20th century.
Civil rights > United States > History > 20th century.
Civil rights > United States > 21st century.
United States > Politics and government > 20th century.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.
Genre: Documentary films.
Personal narratives.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.

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