Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:30 a.m. by Liz Ohanesian
On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066. The president stated that, in the interest of keeping the United States safe from spies, the secretary of war would have the power to create military are...
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Oshogatsu Family Festival
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 3 a.m. by Siran Babayan
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Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3 a.m. by Siran Babayan
The museum screens Tadashi Nakamura’s 2012 documentary Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings. The film follows the life and career of the Hawaiian-born ukulele prodigy, who began playing the instrument at age 4. Shimabukuro has rel...