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Achieving the impossible dream : how Japanese Americans obtained redress

Author: Mitchell T Maki; Harry H L Kitano; S Megan Berthold; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1999.
Series: Asian American experience.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells how members of the politically inexperienced minority Japanese American group organized themselves at the grass-roots level, gathered political support, and succeeded in obtaining a written  Read more...

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Maki, Mitchell T. (Mitchell Takeshi).
Achieving the impossible dream.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607266078
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell T Maki; Harry H L Kitano; S Megan Berthold; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0252024583 9780252024580 0252067649 9780252067648
OCLC Number: 39890537
Description: xvii, 309 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Theoretical perspectives --
Historical factors prior to World War II --
World War II (1941-45) --
The postwar decades (1945-69) --
The genesis of the modern redress movement (1970-78) --
The commission on wartime relocation and internment of civilians (1979-82) --
Other efforts at redress --
The continuing legislative battle (1983-86) --
The aligning of the One-hundredth Congress (1987-88) --
The President's signature and the fight for appropriations --
Delivering on the promise --
Lessons of a movement.
Series Title: Asian American experience.
Responsibility: Mitchell T. Maki, Harry H.L. Kitano, and S. Megan Berthold ; forewords by Robert T. Matsui and Roger Daniels.

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