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39th Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance

By Will Kaku The 39th Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance event commemorates the 77th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. The order led to the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent during World … Continue reading

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2013 San Jose Day of Remembrance: The Changing Face of America

By Will Kaku The 2013 San Jose Day of Remembrance commemorates┬áthe signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the forced incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent, two-thirds of whom were American citizens. ┬áThe event will also recognize the … Continue reading

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Echoes of Executive Order 9066

By Will Kaku On February 19, 2012, members of the San Jose community will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 at the 32nd Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance event. The executive order eventually led … Continue reading

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