Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Nisei woman, 87, and other Japanese-Americans to be honored by San Jose State

Nisei woman, 87, and other Japanese-Americans to be honored by San Jose State

by Sharon Noguchi,
SJMercury.com
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At a commencement ceremony Saturday that will celebrate 8,000 SJSU students and their future, Bessie Kawachi Chin, 87, of Castro Valley, and a handful of Nisei former students will be recognized for the opportunities that were denied them by war hysteria.

You can also read and watch an interview with Bessie Kawachi Chin at SF Urban School: Telling Their Stories: Oral History Archives Project.

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