John Tateishi

John Tateishi, born in Los Angeles, was incarcerated from ages three to six at Manzanar, one of America’s ten World War II concentration camps. He studied English Lit at UC Berkeley and attended UC Davis for graduate studies. He played important roles in leading the campaign for Japanese American redress, and as the JACL director, used the lessons of the campaign to help ensure that the rights of this nation’s Arab and Muslim communities were protected after 9/11.   johntateishi.com

John Tateishi (Redress) 

LIVE with the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj)

Saturday Sep 12 – 1:00 PM
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Join us for a conversation with author John Tateishi, himself the leader of the JACL Redress Committee, as he provides a unique perspective on the JACL’s role in the campaign for reparations for the Japanese American community.


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