Manzanar Committee Decries Los Angeles Times’ Publication of Inaccurate Letter About Japanese American Incarceration…Again

LOS ANGELES — On December 8, the Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk events, denounced the publication of a letter to the editor in the Los Angeles Times that attempted to justify the forced removal and unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans in American concentration camps and other... Continue Reading →

More Than A Blog Post is Needed From Los Angeles Times Regarding Publication of Unbalanced, Inaccurate Letters About Japanese American Incarceration

LOS ANGELES — In their Sunday, December 11, 2016 edition, the Los Angeles Times published two reader letters in their Travel section that criticized Caroline A. Miranda’s November 28, 2016 story, “Our National Parks Can Also Be Reminders Of America’s History Of Race And Civil Rights.” The letters essentially claimed that the incarceration of Japanese... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Defiled By The DWP

On January 2, the Los Angeles Times published an unsigned editorial supporting the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s proposal to build a 1,200-acre solar energy generating facility adjacent to the Manzanar National Historic Site. You can read their editorial at: A Solar Array Won’t Hurt The Mood At Manzanar. Dr. Arthur A. Hansen,... Continue Reading →

When Politics Was Sidelined

In their Monday, October 19, 2009 edition, the Los Angeles Times published a story about the Manzanar High School football team that played against Big Pine High School back on October 25, 1944. Back then, because the members of the Manzanar team were prisoners, they were not allowed to leave the camp, so the Big... Continue Reading →

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