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Local Journalist Wins Emmy for Story on Internment Letters

Local ABC 10News journalist, Rina Nakano has been awarded a local Emmy  by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter for her story “Dear Miss Breed: Letters of Hope During Internment.”  For the story, she interviewed local Japanese American community member, Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada about her correspondence with Miss Clara Breed, librarian at  San Diego Public Library, while her and her family were at Poston internment camp in Arizona during WWII. Watch her special report here

Poston Barrack Signs

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The Japanese Association of Ensenada, 1930-2003

The Southern Blue Page: Serving San Diego and Imperial Counties 

New Year’s Eve Bell Ringing: A San Diego Tradition

The Sound of Friendship: Shelter Island’s Friendship Bell