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Oregonian Receives Posthumous Presidential Medal Of Freedom

OPB | Nov. 24, 2015

During World War II, lawyer Minoru Yasui challenged the military curfews in place for German nationals, Italian nationals, and anyone with Japanese ancestry.

REBROADCAST: Returning World War II Combat Souvenirs

OPB | Aug. 06, 2015

Earlier this week OBON 2015 returned several flags taken from dead Japanese soldiers in WWII to the descendents of those soldiers.

Returning World War II Combat Souvenirs

OPB | March 23, 2015

FRIDAY: OBON 2015 is attempting to return flags taken from dead Japanese soldiers in WWII to the descendents of those soldiers.

Remembering George Azumano

OPB | Dec. 24, 2013

MONDAY: George Azumano was a businessman and a pillar of Portland's Japanese-American community. He died earlier this month at the age of 95.

Invasive Species Found On Japanese Dock

OPB | June 27, 2012

Scientists at Oregon State University have identified as many as 50 different species from the Japanese dock that washed up on Oregon's coast in early June.

Prepping for a Pacific NW Tsunami

OPB | March 12, 2012

Oregon State University's coastal hazards specialist Patrick Corcoran just returned from a disaster symposium in Japan. We'll get an update about what he learned and what lessons it holds for the Pacific Northwest.