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By Sakata, Jeanne
During WWII in Seattle, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government's orders to forcibly remove and incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. As he struggles to reconcile his country's betrayal with his passionate belief in th...e US Constitution, Gordon begins a 50-year journey toward a greater understanding of America's triumphs - and a confrontation with its failures. Includes an interview with playwright Jeanne Sakata. Hold These Truths is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Starring Ryun Yu as Gordon Hirabayashi Additional voices by Matthew Floyd Miller, Suzy Nakamura, Matt Walker, Greg Watanabe Associate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse Erikson. Sound Designer and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin. Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner.Read more
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