Of Civil Wrongs and Rights - The Fred Korematsu Story

Starring: Bill Clinton Director: Eric Paul Fournier
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DVD Features:

    Original Release Date: January 1, 2000 Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
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  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: A&E / Docurama Films
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
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    • Filmaker Interviews

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In 1942, Fred Korematsu was an average 23-year-old California native working as a shipyard welder. But when he refused to obey Executive Order 9006, which sent 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into internment camps, he became something extraordinary--a civil rights champion. Award-winning director Eric Paul Fournier follows Korematsu's story from the moment he first resisted confinement to the hard-won victory he finally achieved 39 years later, with the help of a new generation of Japanese-American activists seeking vindication and the assurance that such a terrible injustice would never occur again.

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Fred Korematsu received a nasty wake-up call in 1942, when orders came down from President Franklin D. Roosevelt that he, and 120,000 Japanese-American citizens, were to be placed in internment camps. However, Korematsu resisted the orders, becoming a civil rights hero in the process. This film tells his remarkable tale.

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Product Info:

  • ISBN: 076709302X
  • EAN: 0767685985335
  • UPC: 767685985335
  • Shipping Weight: 0.17/lbs (approx)
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