Joe Sako oral history interview, May 1, 2004

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Joe Sako oral history interview, May 1, 2004

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Mr. Sako discusses a few people he knew from his military service and talks about his cousin, who served as a medic in the 442nd. Mr. Sako discusses lessons and values that his parents taught him, which in turn he taught to his own children.…

Mr. Sako discusses his returning to the U.S. from service in Japan and discusses his college career and profession. Mr. Sako goes on to discuss his family including first and second wives, daughters, and grandchildren. Concluding the video. Mr. Sako…

Mr. Sako describes his trips throughout the country while stationed in Japan. Most notable of these trips was one he took to Hiroshima to visit relatives. Staying with his relatives he heard a first hand account of the dropping of the atomic bomb…

Mr. Sako describes various instances of prejudice he and his family faced in Utah both before and during the war. Mr. Sako goes on to describe his being drafted into the Army and his various stages of classification due to his knee ailment. After…

Mr. Sako describes memorable teachers throughout his school career, whom left both positive and negative impressions on his life. He goes on to describe his and his parents' reaction toward the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Mr. Sako concludes by…

Mr. Sako discusses his childhood growing up in his home near the copper mill in Arthur, Utah. He describes day to day life and activities, like his mother's cooking, bathing, and childhood games in the nearby hills. Mr. Sako discusses the make-up of…

Mr. Sako introduces himself and talks about his father and mother's background in Japan and what brought them to the United States. Mr. Sako's father found work in a copper mill, settling the family in rural Arthur, Utah. Mr. Sako describes his life…

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