Amache is a former Japanese internment camp near the small town of Granada on the southeastern plains.
“Order 9066” is the same of a new documentary from American Public Media that Colorado Matters will broadcast starting tomorrow.
Chinese workers were ran out of town in 1902. Silverton School students created a museum exhibit, play and garden in their memory.
Bob Fuchigami was only 11 years old when his family was forced from their California home to the Amache internment camp outside Granada, Colorado.
Henry Sakaguchi arrived at Colorado Public Radio recently wearing the cap of his World War II unit: the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
On Feb 19, 1942, FDR signed an executive order that led to the forced incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent. As the war ended, many of them came to Denver.