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Ben De Guzman


Ben De Guzman is the Director of the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs in Washington D.C. He has attended many rallies and congressional hearings. Ben is well integrated and well versed in the movement behind the struggle for Filipino veteran’s benefits and rights.

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We grew up with a very sort of sharp sense of how we were different than those around us.

(01:34) in full interview

I was part of that history without even knowing that I was part of that history.

(10:42) in full interview


It’s sort of a second class kind of narrative about World War 2.

(25:46) in full interview


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