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This Was Life for Japanese-Americans During WWII

Short | 03:34

After Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, many Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps. Betty Taira was only eight when her family was sent to the Heart Mountain internment camp in Wyoming.

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America is truly a melting pot, one that's been simmering for centuries, and made up of warriors, innovators, icons, and the objects they left behind. Follow one lucky couple as they're whisked to Montana to witness a re-creation of the Battle of Little Bighorn. Then watch as a friends' trip to the zoo turns into an art project with pandas. Private tours of the secret vaults to see Edison's first bulbs, the first Colt revolver, and other incredible artifacts make for a Smithsonian visit they'll never forget.

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