Manzanar: “Never Again” Released – Video by Ken Burns: Watch It Here!

UPDATE, AUGUST 23, 2012: Video has been re-encoded and is now viewable on iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad).


Ken Burns
Photo: Cable Risdon/Courtesy PBS

Manzanar: “Never Again,” a short film by critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, has been released by WETA-TV (Public Television in Washington, D.C.) and Florentine Films. The mini-documentary is one of five such films produced by WETA and Florentine Films as part of their Untold Stories project.

Manzanar: “Never Again” was shown at a preview screening at the Beverly and Jim Rogers Museum of Lone Pine Film History in Lone Pine, California on April 24, 2009. It was also screened at the Manzanar At Dusk program on April 25, 2009, following the 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage, held earlier that day at the Manzanar National Historic Site.

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40th Manzanar Pilgrimage – A Personal Reflection

LOS ANGELES — Members of the Manzanar Committee have returned to Southern California after a long, hard weekend in the Owens Valley for the 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk programs on Saturday, April 25.

We are all very tired and relieved that the events are over. But at the same time, at least in my case, I feel energized and inspired by the people who participated, the stories I heard, the new relationships I made and the ones I was able to renew. Read more of this post

Flyer Available Detailing All Events Surrounding 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage

The Manzanar National Historic Site has released a flyer detailing all the events surrounding the 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage and the Manzanar At Dusk programs, sponsored by the Los Angeles-based Manzanar Committee.

The 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage is scheduled for 12:00 PM PDT on Saturday, April 25, 2009, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on US Highway 395 in California’s Owens Valley, between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence, approximately 230 miles north of Los Angeles.

Manzanar At Dusk begins at 5:00 PM and will be held at Lone Pine High School. Read more of this post

UCLA Kyodo Taiko To Perform At 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage

PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation still available from Los Angeles.


LOS ANGELES — UCLA Kyodo Taiko will perform at the 40th Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Los Angeles-based Manzanar Committee, which is scheduled for 12:00 PM PDT on Saturday, April 25, 2009, at the Manzanar National Historic Site, located on US Highway 395 in California’s Owens Valley, between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence, approximately 230 miles north of Los Angeles.

Each year, hundreds of students, teachers, community members, clergy and former internees attend the Pilgrimage and the Manzanar At Dusk program, which follows the afternoon program, starting at 5:00 PM at Lone Pine High School. Read more of this post