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Whatcom Reads 2013! Robert Keller: Reconciling the Past

Event Type: Library Sponsored
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/22/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 As a child during WWII, Robert visited Camp Harmony, a temporary internment camp in Puyallup for Japanese Americans. He also lived in Germany where he saw how Germans dealt with the bleak memories of the war and the holocaust.These experiences helped shape his presentation, "Reconciling the Past: The History, Literature and Ethics of Japanese Removal," where Dr. Keller asks: How do we come to terms with dark parts of our history?
Library: Fairhaven Branch    Fairhaven Branch
Location: Fireplace Room
Presenter: Robert Keller