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Ansel Adams Manzanar Photo Exhibition and Civil Liberties Panel Discussion

Event Type: California Reads
Age Group(s): adults, families
Date: 8/17/2012
Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Join us for the Opening Reception of Ansel Adams' "Born Free and Equal: Photographs of the Manzanar Relocation Camp 1943-1944" at the Fresno Art Museum. The reception begins at 5:30 PM and refreshments will be served.

This is followed by a panel discussion at 6:30 PM. Panelists will discuss the infringement of American civil liberties experienced by Japanese American detainees. Panelists include Robert Rusky, Karen Kai and Donald Tamaki (Korematsu Coram Nobis Legal Team), Justice James Ardaiz and Bill Simon (ACLU). Moderator will be Judge Dale Ikeda. Background information for the discussion can be found at http://digital.lib.csus.edu/mats/timeline.php?item=13

The panel discussion is 1 hour MCLE credit for lawyers provided by the Fresno County Public Defender. The Fresno County Public Defenders Office is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

For Twitter fans, this event will be live tweeted.

This event is being held at the FRESNO ART MUSEUM located at 2233 N First Street. See link for map. There is no charge for this event.

Library: Fresno County Public Library
Contact: Linda Aragon
Contact Number: (559) 600-6226
Link: Info for Fresno Art Museum