George Takei

The lineup for the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, held October 10-19 in Hot Springs, has been set.  This year includes a standout list of not only documentary films, but of celebrity guests including actor George Takei, Academy Award-nominated actresses Tess Harper (who was born in Arkansas and is a member of the …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGG7WB1YVb8   This past April the World War II Japanese American Internment Museum in McGehee opened its doors. On hand that day were hundreds of people, some of whom had spent time in the internment camps at Rohwer and Jerome, including actor and Internet sensation George Takei. The museum houses the featured exhibit, “Against Their …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N7oaJ9pvVs (The above interview with George Takei is courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture) On Tuesday, April 16, Japanese American internment in Arkansas during World War II will be commemorated through two ceremonies in Desha County. The events begin with the dedication and opening of the …