Linc’s Tackle has been the heart and soul of Seattleâ€™s urban fishing culture for generations. But that legacy almost didn’t exist when the Beppus, shop owners since the 1930s, were interned during World War II. (Lauren Frohne / The Seattle Times)
February 20, 2017, marked the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, which sent Japanese-Americans along the West Coast to internment camps for the duration of World War II. Tens of thousands of Seattleites were affected, and The Seattle Times published a package of stories looking back at the impact of internment and connecting it with current day events.
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I also produced this video about Tosh and Toshi Okamoto as part of the series.