Daniel Akaka oral history interview, part 1 of 2, April 14 & 15, 2008

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In this first interview with Senator Daniel Akaka, Mr. Akaka discusses his family background, childhood, and what his life was like growing up in Hawaii. Senator Akaka describes the day of the Pearl Harbor attack, what news he heard about the impending war beforehand, and what life on the island was like following the attack. Senator Akaka, briefly talks about his military service and discusses his thoughts on the atomic bombing of Japan. He also gives his thoughts about recognition for the Nisei soldiers of the 442nd and MIS. Senator Akaka concludes by discussing his education at the University of Hawaii, his career in the education field, and finally, his move into a career in politics.

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video/m4v

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01:03:18

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2008OH0848_01_Akaka

Citation

Akaka, Daniel: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer , and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Daniel Akaka oral history interview, part 1 of 2, April 14 & 15, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056127.