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January 26, 1992
Regarding "The Filmmakers vs. the Crusaders," your report on political correctness (Dec. 29): For the second time in a year, The Times has given an inaccurate account of the Japanese-American community's dealings with Alan Parker on his film "Come See the Paradise." In a 1989 interview in the Rafu Shimpo newspaper, Parker said he was talking with community leaders to ensure accuracy in his depiction of the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II. He said he wanted to make a film we could "embrace."
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August 8, 1993
The 53rd annual Nisei Week festival of exhibits and activities highlighting the Japanese-American community begins this weekend and runs through Aug. 15. One of the most popular events is the Nisei Week parade, which begins at 4 p.m. today at 2nd Street and Central Avenue. The parade travels west on 2nd to Los Angeles Street, where it will head north to 1st Street and wind its way east. Here is a list of other selected events. Most events are free.
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December 8, 2002 | Elaine Woo, Times Staff Writer
Sue Okabe, an influential music teacher and vocalist whose earliest performances are part of the history of Japanese Americans' involvement in popular American music during World War II, died of lung cancer Nov. 28 at her Gardena home. She was 74. Okabe was a classically trained vocalist who was interned at the Minidoka Relocation Center in central Idaho during the war.
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