Peggy A. Nagae Interview I Segment 14

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Observing the beginnings of the redress movement in Portland, Oregon

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April 17, 2009

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Peggy A. Nagae

Peggy A. Nagae Interview I

01:41:17 — 17 segments

April 17, 2009

Seattle, Washington

Sansei female. Born July 25, 1951, in Boring, Oregon, a small town outside of Portland. Graduated from Vassar College, then earned a law degree from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College. In the 1980s, lead the legal team for Yasui v. United States, a lawsuit to overturn a 40 year old conviction for refusal to obey exclusion orders aimed at Japanese Americans during WWII, originally upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in landmark decisions.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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