Update on Sacramento Afghan Students / Investigation in CalFire Training Deaths / Wildfire Victims Wary of Attorneys / Capital Stage ‘Hold These Truths’
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Actor Jomar Tagatac as Japanese American, Gordon Hirabayashi, who defied the internment orders issued by the US government during WWII.
Courtesy of Capital Stage
An update on dozens of Sacramento-area Afghan students stranded under Taliban control. An investigation into CalFire training deaths as the heat intensifies. A warning of the recent wave of lawyers reaching out to wildfire victims. And Capital Stage’s show ‘Hold These Truths’ detailing the true story of a Japanese American defying internment during WWII, a case brought to the U.S. Supreme Court.
- San Juan Unified Superintendent Kent Kern, and Ethel I. Baker Principal Nate McGill with Sacramento City Unified, update the status of dozens of Afghan American students trying to return home to Sacramento following the Taliban takeover.
- KPCC LAist reporter Jacob Margolis and Columbia Journalism Investigative Fellow Brian Edwards discuss their investigation into CalFire training deaths as the heat intensifies.
- Co-host of KQED’s California Report, Lily Jamali, brings us her reporting on attorneys who are offering their services to victims of wildfires with the promise of taking on PG&E and why past experiences have some victims wary
- Capital Stage starts its 17th season with a one-man show, ‘Hold These Truths.’ Actor Jomar Tagatac and director Jeffrey Lo discuss the true story of a young Japanese American, Gordon Hirabayashi, who defied the internment orders issued by the US government during WWII. His defiance brought the case to the US Supreme Court twice.