Philip Brasor’s Media Mix column in the March 17 edition was very enlightening. To my shame, I learned about the March 1 Movement in Korea in 1919 only at my age of 71. Brasor tells us that Japanese media as well as the government never mentioned the grave incident that occurred in the Japanese colony that might be related to the massacre of Koreans in the wake of the Great Kanto Earthquake four years later.
We have been shown many written articles and video clips about the internment of Japanese-Americans, and the U.S. government somehow admitted the injustice and atoned for it, even though the persecuted people had not been killed.
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