A new play, bus tours, an exhibition, and a conference are part of the continuing series "Transforming Barbed Wire," about the two largest Japanese American internment camps in Arizona during World War II. See page 34.
The Grapes of Wrath, Matewan, The Milagro Beanfield War, and Do the Right Thing are four films being viewed and discussed in a series that explores the breakdown of the American dream. Beginning in February, "Doing the Right Thing: Reconciling the American Dream" will focus on how film directors John Ford, John Sayles, Robert Redford, and Spike Lee interpret justice, hardship, and disparity in economically fractured communities. …