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January 2020

Interested in Minidoka? Here’s a list of upcoming events.

January 25 - March 30
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January 25 , 2020  "Righting a Wrong" Smithsonian exhibit on Japanese incarcerations opens at Idaho State Museum (runs through April 5)   February 5, 2020 Civil liberties symposium in Ketchum, Idaho   February 6, 2020 Civil liberties symposium in Boise at City Hall   February 13, 2020 Photographer Teresa Tamura will speak at BSU Student Union building; she has a month-long photo exhibit   February 17, 2020 Day of Remembrance at Idaho Statehouse    February 19,  2020  Screening of "Minidoka: An…

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February 2020

Betty Sims at Rediscovered Books in Boise

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rediscovered Books, 180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Join Betty Sims for the book launch of An Eye for Injustice: Robert C. Sims and Minidoka. Boise State University (BSU) professor Dr. Robert C. Sims taught 20th Century United States History and American Ethnic Studies for three decades. He kept the above photo of Yuki Okinaga awaiting the train that would carry her away from home to Manzanar at his desk until his death in 2015. (National Archives and Records Administration). Soon after he arrived at BSU, Sims met…

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Betty Sims at Rediscovered Books in Caldwell

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rediscovered Books Caldwell, 802 Arthur
Caldwell, Idaho 83605 United States
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photo of Japanese American girl waiting with baggage

Join Betty Sims for the book launch of An Eye for Injustice: Robert C. Sims and Minidoka. Boise State University (BSU) professor Dr. Robert C. Sims taught 20th Century United States History and American Ethnic Studies for three decades. He kept the above photo of Yuki Okinaga awaiting the train that would carry her away from home to Manzanar at his desk until his death in 2015. (National Archives and Records Administration). Soon after he arrived at BSU, Sims met Merle…

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Bob Wodnik with Joni Earl at Town Hall Seattle

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave (West Entrance)
Seattle, WA 98101
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$5.00
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Bob Wodnik Joni Earl and Ahmad Fazel (photo courtesy of Sound Transit)   Bob Wodnik, the author of Back on Track: Sound Transit’s Fight to Save Light Rail, and former Sound Transit CEO Joni Earl will offer an inside look at Sound Transit’s fight for survival and how she was able to pull the organization from the brink of closure. With light rail estimates well beyond the voter-approved total, a fledgling Sound Transit faced angry opposition and teetered near collapse—until…

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