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Minnesota History Center & TC JACL -Righting A Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II Exhibit Opening

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Minnesota History Center Presents “Righting A Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II”

April 23 – July 3, 2022

EXHIBIT OPENING PROGRAM
FILM SCREENING AND CULTURAL PROGRAMS
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 11 am – 3pm
Minnesota History Center, 3M Auditorium

Exhibit viewing for Minnesota Historical Society Members is free. Non-members will need to purchase museum admission to view exhibit.

Eighty years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. The film And Then They Came for Us  features Japanese American activists such as actor George Takei and other incarcerees who bring history into the present to ensure that mistakes of the past are not repeated.

A limited number of complimentary parking passes will be provided by TCJACL to our membership as supply lasts. To request parking, email Carolyn Nayematsu at nayem001@umn.edu

“Righting a Wrong:  Japanese Americans and World War II”

This new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History includes engaging personal stories, documents, photographs, and interactives. Embracing themes that are as relevant today as they were years ago, the exhibition takes a deep look at immigration, prejudice, civil rights, heroism, and what it means to be an American.

Details

Date:
April 23
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
https://www.mnhs.org/historycenter/activities/calendar/9029

Organizer

TC JACL
Email:
info@tcjacl.org
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Venue

Minnesota History Center
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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Phone:
651-259-3000
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