Hawaiʻi Congressional Media

Senate debate on Bill 1009 Wartime Internment Reparations 4/21/1988 tape 8

Senate debate on Bill 1009 related to wartime internment reparations recorded on April 21, 1988. The bill would give reparations and compensation to indigenous Aleuts and Japanese who were interned in concentration camps during WWII. Includes speeches given by Senator Ted Stevens (AK), Senator Jesse Helms (NC), and Senator Robert Byrd (WV). Senator Spark M. Matsunaga introduced the bill and makes comments during the debate. The bill is voted on and passed. Additional footage at the end of the tape includes a speech about space given by Senator Matsunaga.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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