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don_socalDecember 6, 2011

I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of American internment camps and that part of my life is something that I wanted to share with more people.

George Takei

But when we came out of camp, that's when I first realized that being in camp, that being Japanese-American, was something shameful.

George Takei

And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again.

George Takei

This is supposed to be a participatory democracy and if we're not in there participating then the people that will manipulate and exploit the system will step in there.

George Takei

Dec.6, 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt issues a personal appeal to Emperor Hirohito to use his influence to avoid war.

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west_gardener

What on earth do we do with the people that bomb the he@@ out of us?

"And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again."
George Takei

    Bookmark   December 6, 2011 at 7:06PM
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mawheel

The passage of time has lessened the impact of Dec. 7, 1941, but those of us who are old enough, do "Remember Pearl Harbor".

    Bookmark   December 6, 2011 at 8:29PM
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