Robert Sugimoto oral history interview, part 5 of 5, October 15, 2007

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Robert Sugimoto moves to California from Detroit with his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew. He enrolls in television school and graduates six months later. Robert works several jobs before buying an appliance store. He operates a store called Bob's TV for over 40 years.

Post-war, Robert meets Keiko Matsubara at Armstrong Business College in Berkeley. Robert and Keiko date for a year before getting married in 1949. Robert and Keiko have one son, two daughters, and eight grandchildren.

Robert shares a message with his grandchildren.

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2007OH0816_05_Sugimoto

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Sugimoto, Robert: narrator, Yuge, Tim: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Robert Sugimoto oral history interview, part 5 of 5, October 15, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053503.