Re: japanese-amer internment camps

Linda Harris (
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 10:49:51 -0800 (PST)

Below is a description of a good video on one particular internment camp.
It can be purchased from Montanans for Quality Television in Missoula, MT.
Contact Lori Hudak at 406-251-5459 or write P.O. Box 8355, Missoula, MT
59807. Price is $24.95 plus $1.75 s&h.

Bella Vista [videorecording] : an unseen view of WWII /
producers, Kathy Witkowsky, Lori Hudak ; writer/director, Kathy
2) Montanans for Quality Television (Missoula, Mont.)
3) KSPS-TV (Television Station : Spokane, Wash.)
1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min.) : sd., b&w with color
sequences + 1 study guide.
PUBLISHER Missoula, MT : Spokane, WA : Montanans for Quality Television ;
KSPS Public Television, c1995.
SUBJECT(S) 1) Prisoners of war -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
2) Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 20th
3) World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American.
4) Missoula (Mont.) -- History -- 20th century.
SUMMARY 1) Tells about a World War II internment camp at Fort
Montana where more than 1,000 Italian civilians were housed
after their cargo and passenger ships had been seized by the
U.S. government. The prisoners proceeded to make their new home
a model city, complete with small businesses, musical and
theatrical performances, gourmet food, and athelic tournaments.

At 10:09 AM 2/4/00 -0800, you wrote:
>Does anyone know of a good documentary @ the japanese-american internment
>camps that would include some actuality from that time?
>Katherine Baer
>Broadcast Librarian
>National Public Radio
Linda Harris
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