History Detectives Hidden Secrets in a Japanese Cane
Can the characters on this cane unlock a family secret from the WWII internment camps? Details
Program: History Detectives
Episode: Hidden Secrets in a Japanese Cane
What can the Japanese characters carved into a cane tell about a family's past in a World War II relocation camp? Tukufu Zuberi sets out to translate the words and uncover the story behind the cane. A curator of art from internment camps places this cane into the tradition of "gaman" - the art of living with the unbearable. Then Tukufu unravels a surprising clue about the cane's original owner.
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Premiere Date: 07/26/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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