Linda Tamura, author of "Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence: Coming Home to Hood River"

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 07/05/2013

Professor Linda Tamura, author of "Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence: Coming Home to Hood River" explains the national notoriety which Hood River, Oregon received after WWII, and how and why she broke the code of silence surrounding the situation. 

Tamura's related exhibit, "What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?" is opening alongside the "American Heroes: Japanese American World War II Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal" exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society on Saturday, August 24, 2013.

Interviewed and produced by Andrew Yeh.  Photos courtesy of Linda Tamura.

  • Length: 26:18 minutes (24.08 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

 

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