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Karen Korematsu Talk

Karen Korematsu

The Friends of the Madden Library in partnership with the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State present a talk by Karen Korematsu.

Karen is the daughter of Fred Korematsu, who was a key figure in a landmark U. S. Supreme Court case that challenged the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066.

Congressman Jim Costa or his representative will be presenting a Congressional Resolution to the Japanese American Citizens League in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the passage of Executive Order 9066.

75 Years Later: Executive Order 9066, World War II Japanese American Incarceration

  • 6:00 p.m. on April 7, 2017
    • 6:00 p.m. Reception with hors d'oeuvres and no-host beer and wine bar
    • 6:45 p.m. Program
  • Room 2206 in the Henry Madden Library (2nd floor, South Wing)
  • This is a free public event. Parking is free.
  • RSVP on our eRsvp form using "LIBKORE"

This event is part of 9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside, a series of exhibitions and events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans with a focus on those from the San Joaquin Valley.

For more information or assistance with physical accommodations, contact Sharon Ramirez at 559.278.5790 or

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