Media Coverage Wrap-Up: 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage attracted considerably more media attention than usual, in part because it’s been 50 years since the first organized Manzanar Pilgrimage in 1969. But just as important is that people came in protest of the words and deeds of the Trump Administration—an obviously attractive and important angle for the media to cover.

Here’s a wrap-up of the media coverage to date:

You can listen to Southern California Public Radio’s (KPCC) report on the 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage that aired on their Take Two show on April 29, 2019 (4:47. Audio published here with permission; click on the arrow below).

LEAD PHOTO: Rev. Alfred Tsuyuki performs the Shinto purification rite during the interfaith service. 50th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 27, 2019, at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Gann Matsuda/Manzanar Committee.


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