Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

Executive Order 9066

Clip | 2m 49s

Norman Mineta recalls the bombing of Pearl Harbor when he was just 10 years old and its impact on Japanese-Americans. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, moving those of Japanese ancestry away from the West Coast and eventually leading to the internment of thousands of Japanese-Americans.

Aired: 05/20/19

Rating: TV-PG

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