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Asian American History 101

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Jul 12, 2021

Welcome to Episode 37 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! We have a great interview with Professor Naoko Wake from Michigan State University. In a few weeks will be the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Professor Wake joins us to have a conversation about the Japanese American and Korean American survivors of the nuclear attack on these two cities. Listen to the podcast to learn more about this fascinating history we rarely hear about. You can buy Professor Wake’s latest book, American Survivors: Trans-Pacific Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Cambridge  University Press. Continue to learn more and visit our site at or for social media. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email us at


  • 0:26 Background on Professor Naoko Wake
  • 1:32 Interview with Professor Wake to Talk about American Survivors