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The educational materials below were developed for use at the high school level. Click on document image to open and/or save.


MHS lesson plan on Shame, Honor, and Duty

Lesson Plan

"Shame, Honor, and Duty"

Examines the desire to preserve honor and avoid shame that played a key role among Japanese Americans during World War II.

MHS lesson plan on Debating U.S. Policy

Lesson Plan

"Debating U.S. Policy "

Is it acceptable for the U.S. government to limit participation in the military because of a person's ethnicity?

MHS Essay on Shame, Honor, and Duty

Essay

"Shame, Honor, and Duty "

Examines the desire to preserve honor and avoid shame that played a key role among Japanese Americans during World War II.

MHS full education plan

Education Guide

Includes ...

  • Program description
  • Essay on "Shame, Duty, and Honor"
  • Both lesson plans
  • Photo gallery

 

When to Watch

Most Honorable Son premieres
Sept. 17, 2007

Check your local listings.

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Most Honorable Son DVD


Learn about ...

• The Nisei
• The Speech
• The Internment