Conscience and the Constitution / Resisters.com produced in association with the Independent Television Service ; produced, directed and written by Frank Abe

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Subjects: World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans--Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945--Draft resisters--United States
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Japanese Americans--Civil rights
Japanese Americans--History--20th century
Concentration camps--Wyoming
Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.)
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hohokus, NJ : Transit Media, c2000
LC Classification: D
Additional Authors: Abe, Frank
Inada, Lawson Fusao
Takei, George, 1937-
Mako
Independent Television Service
Notes: ISBN: 0970541201 :$150.00
ISBN: 9780970541208
VHS format
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Narrator, Lawson Fusao Inada ; voices: George Takei, Mako
Credits: Editor, Lillian Benson ; director of photography, Phil Sturholm ; music, Alan Koshiyama
Summary: Americans, organized as the Fair Play Committee, refused to be drafted from the concentration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Ready to fight, but not before their rights as U.S. citizens were restored and families released. The largest organized resistance to incarceration, leading to the largest trial for draft resistance in U.S. history. Prosecuted as criminals, Japanese American leaders and veterans ostracized them as traitors. The resisters served two years in prison, and for the next 50 were written out of the official history of Japanese America
Awards: BEST FEATURE FILM: VC FilmFest 2000, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film & Video Festival ; Vermont International Film Festival (War and Peace category) ; BEST DOCUMENTARY: San Luis Obispo International Film Festival ; New York International Independent Film & Video Festival ; BEST MUSIC SCORE: Emerald City Awards, Seattle ; DARUMA CIVIL RIGHTS AWARD: Sacramento Asian American community
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w portions ; 1/2 in
OCLC Number: 45748749
ISBN/ISSN: 0970541201
9780970541208

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