Dr. David Sakura to present on internment of Japanese Americans in Wolfeboro

On Tuesday, June 4 from 7-8 p.m., Dr. David Sakura will tell of his World War II experience as a third-generation Japanese-American in his lecture “World War II Internment of Japanese Americans: A Family’s Journey.” Sakura and his family were part of the 110,000 Japanese-Americans who faced internment after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Through his memories, his father's letters, and other archival material, Sakura will discuss his family's experiences for two years at a permanent internment camp in Idaho. Part of Wright Museum’s Lecture Series sponsored by Ron Goodgame and Donna Canney, the lecture takes place at the Wright Museum, 77 Center St. in Wolfeboro. Admission is $3 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Seating is limited, and reservations can be made by calling 603-569-1212. For more information, visit www.wrightmuseum.org. (Courtesy photo)

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