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  • May 16
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  • Everett

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington

In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery stores, cafes, and native-language services, as well as labor and music clubs. Trading companies imported Japanese goods, and restaurants served the familiar sukiyaki, tofu, and miso soup. In Eastern Washington, Japanese farmers prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066. Those born in Japan, as […]

  • When
  • 12:20 pm, Wednesday
    May 16, 2018
  • Where
  • Everett Community College
    2000 Tower Street
    Everett, WA 98201 United States
  • May 16
  • |
  • Okanogan

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Anti-establishment candidates rail against the government they seek to lead; populist groups like the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street howl about corruption in political and economic institutions; and wild conspiracy theories abound. Has American politics always been so crazy? With political science professor Cornell Clayton, explore how American politics has become an arena for […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    May 16, 2018
  • Where
  • Okanogan PUD
    1331 2nd Ave N.
    Okanogan, WA 98840 United States
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