Japanese American Lives
Stories from Tohuku (#103)
Two years after the devastating 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan, survivors are still struggling to rebuild. Witness both the endurance and frustration of the survivors and the hope inspired by the visitors. [59 minutes]
Series Description: "Japanese American Lives" is a limited series that showcases the richness of the Japanese American experience. From a 99-year-old judo master, to questioned loyalties during World War II, to founders of the Asian American jazz movement, and finally, Japanese Americans helping to rebuild Japan after the devastating tsunami, "Japanese American Lives" is an important look at the varied diversity of America.
All Upcoming Episodes
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These episodes of Japanese American Lives aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Stories from Tohuku (#103)
- Don't Lose Your Soul/Honor & Sacrifice (#102)
- Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful (#101)