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  • October 16
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  • Seattle

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 16, 2019
  • Where
  • Greenwood Senior Center
    525 N 85th St.
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
  • October 16
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  • Pateros

Washington on Wheels: Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest

Though Boeing is the best-known innovator in travel to have emerged from Washington State, there are many others. From canoe journeys to flying cars (that actually worked!), explore the history and culture of travel in Washington State. Author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas takes audiences on a tour of notable highlights of state transportation history, examining […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 16, 2019
  • Where
  • Pateros Public Library
    174 Pateros Mall
    Pateros, WA 98846 United States
  • October 16
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  • Stevenson

Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    October 16, 2019
  • Where
  • Stevenson Community Library
    120 NW Vancouver Avenue
    Stevenson, WA 98648 United States
  • October 16
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  • Yakima

Think & Drink: One Click Away – Hate and the Internet

Register for the event here. Has the internet made hate more infectious? Personalized feeds and sophisticated algorithms can direct us to content and communities that reinforce our most radical ideas and worst impulses — and dare us to act on them. A rise in hate groups, coupled with multiple mass shootings that incubated in dark […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 16, 2019
  • Where
  • Gilbert Cellars
    5 N Front Street
    Yakima, WA 98901 United States
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