Key researcher in Japanese American redress movement died last week

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:00am


Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga uncovered key documents that eventually forced the US government to apologize for the detention of Japanese Americans during World War II. We hear from Nina Wallace, the communication coordinator at Densho: The Japanese Legacy Project in Washington, who discusses why Herzig-Yoshinaga found the word "internment" to be misleading when describing the camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during the war.