Come Through: Japanese Americans and Encounters with a Meteorite

Black and white photo of two Japanese-American men, Akio Ujihara (left) and Yoshio Nishimoto (right), with the text "The Meteorite: Asian Pacific American Voices at the Smithsonian"

This video reveals the astonishing tale of a meteorite found by two Japanese Americans, Akio Ujihara and Yoshio Nishimoto, drawing striking parallels between celestial bodies and the historical perception of Japanese Americans as 'perpetual foreigners' during World War II. 

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