Japanese American Community Events
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The Smithsonian will hold its 2012 annual Day of Remembrance from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Warner Bros. Theater, on the First Floor of the National Museum of American History, 14th St. and Constitution Ave., NW, in Washington, D.C. The theme of this year’s event is “For Country: Japanese American Soldiers and Citizens and the 70th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066.” Attendees will learn through objects, veterans, speakers, and films, as well as about the November 2011 awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal to the Japanese Americans who served in World War II. The event is free and open to the public. Info: visit http://apanews.si.edu/2012/01/24/annual-day-of-remembrance or call (202) 633-2691.