Japanese Americans http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Stories featured in the Los Angeles Times http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-featured-los-angeles-times <p>Wyoming Public Media's project, <strong><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/programs/wyoming-stories">Wyoming Stories</a></strong>, was recently featured in an article by the Los Angeles Times by reporter <span class="toolSet" style="width: 335px;"><span class="byline" itemprop="author">John M. Glionna</span></span>. <strong><a href="http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-wyoming-stories-20130905,0,3869092,full.story">Click here</a></strong> to read the full story.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:50:14 +0000 Anna Rader 46637 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories featured in the Los Angeles Times WYOMING STORIES: Former Heart Mountain internees remember life at the camp http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-former-heart-mountain-internees-remember-life-camp <p>During World War II, thousands of Japanese Americans were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, near Cody. Heart Mountain was one of 10 internment camps across the U.S.</p><p>There is now a museum on the site, and each year, the Heart Mountain Foundation hosts a pilgrimage. During this year’s pilgrimage, Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden sat down with several former internees and produced this piece.</p><p><strong><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/programs/wyoming-stories">Click here</a></strong> to listen to other pieces in our Wyoming Stories series.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:14:11 +0000 Willow Belden 44759 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WYOMING STORIES: Former Heart Mountain internees remember life at the camp Raymond Uno recalls losing his father, rights, while confined at Heart Mountain Relocation Center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/raymond-uno-recalls-losing-his-father-rights-while-confined-heart-mountain-relocation-center <p>Raymond Uno is a former judge from Salt Lake City. He was one of thousands of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, near Cody, during World War II. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Uno and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:58:14 +0000 Willow Belden 44746 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Raymond Uno recalls losing his father, rights, while confined at Heart Mountain Relocation Center Takashi Hoshizaki recalls resisting the draft while incarcerated at Heart Mountain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/takashi-hoshizaki-recalls-resisting-draft-while-incarcerated-heart-mountain <p>Takashi Hoshizaki and his family were confined at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center during World War II. While confined there, he received his draft notice, and decided not to report. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Hoshizaki and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:55:54 +0000 Willow Belden 44745 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Takashi Hoshizaki recalls resisting the draft while incarcerated at Heart Mountain Shigeru Yabu remembers taming a magpie while confined at Heart Mountain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/shigeru-yabu-remembers-taming-magpie-while-confined-heart-mountain <p>Shigeru Yabu and his family were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center when he was 10. While there, he strove to make pets out of insects, worms, amphibians, and finally a bird. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Yabu and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:46:40 +0000 Willow Belden 44743 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Shigeru Yabu remembers taming a magpie while confined at Heart Mountain Sam Mihara describes the experience of being incarcerated at Heart Mountain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sam-mihara-describes-experience-being-incarcerated-heart-mountain <p>Sam Mihara is a rocket scientist who worked for Boeing and later started his own high-tech consulting firm. He was incarcerated at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center during World War II, and he now travels around the country speaking about that experience. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Mihara and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:42:20 +0000 Willow Belden 44742 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sam Mihara describes the experience of being incarcerated at Heart Mountain