'Enemy Child' chronicles local statesman's life in Japanese internment camp | May 17, 2019 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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- May 17, 2019

'Enemy Child' chronicles local statesman's life in Japanese internment camp

Norman Mineta aims to bring awareness of the social injustice in new biography

by Christian Trujano

Norman Mineta, the trailblazing congressman from San Jose who served two presidential cabinets and 10 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, has come forward to share a different story about his life before politics in the first biography of the 87-year-old to ever be published.

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Editor's note: This article incorrectly stated the location of the Japanese American internment camp at Heart Mountain. It was in Wyoming. The Palo Alto Weekly regrets the error.


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