The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington with Mayumi Tsutakawa
Name: The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington with Mayumi Tsutakawa
Date: March 19, 2018
Leading up to WWII, Japanese Americans in Seattle and Estern WA thrived and prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066, forcing 120,000 of them to concentration camps. When they returned, most had lost everything. Mayumi, whose father was renowned sculptor George Tsutakawa, will reveal her family's 100-year history against the backdrop of this dramatic American Story.