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Publications

Multimedia

  • Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (DVD)

  • C-SPAN interview discussing the U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the protection of all citizens during World War II. Click on the image below to view the video.
C-SPAN: Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the protection of all citizens during World War II. The guests also responded to viewer questions and comments. Karen Korematsu was the daughter of the plaintiff. Professor Irons was an attorney who discovered evidence to re-open the 40-year-old case on the basis of government misconduct. On November 10, 1983, Fred Korematsu’s conviction was overturned in a federal court.

C-SPAN: Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States, in which the court ruled
6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the protection of all citizens during World War II. The guests also responded to viewer questions and comments. Karen Korematsu was the daughter of the plaintiff. Professor Irons was an attorney who discovered evidence to re-open the 40-year-old case on the basis of government misconduct. On November 10, 1983, Fred Korematsu’s conviction was overturned in a federal court.