Kerry Yo Nakagawa

Kerry Yo Nakagawa talks about growing up in Fowler, his education, family, his family’s business in Fresno’s Chinatown and how their Danish neighbors looked after their farm and stood up for them against discrimination during World War II. He discusses how his family went to the Fresno Assembly Center, baseball in the Japanese American community, his family’s experiences at the Jerome War Relocation Center, the loss of his grandmother in the camp, xenophobia then and now, and how he started in the film industry, both in front of and behind the camera.

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