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Japanese internment re-examined

As Canadian soldiers were fighting overseas in the name of democracy, at home the federal government was staging the largest mass exodus in Canadian history. During the Second World War, roughly 22,000 Japanese Canadians were forcibly evacuated from the west coast and resettled in other parts of the country. Their struggle continued after the war as they fought for an apology and redress for their loss. CBC Television and Radio covered the crucial issues in their journey from relocation to redress.

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Academics and Japanese Canadians re-examine the relocation policy in the 1960s.

Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News
Broadcast Date: June 1, 1960
Guest(s): Ronald P. Dore, W. McArthur, Seiji Onozuka, Buck Suzuki
Host: Bob Quintrell
Duration: 16:30

Last updated: May 22, 2014

Page consulted on May 22, 2014

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