Peggy A. Nagae

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.


Peggy A. Nagae Interview I — ddr-densho-1000-233
April 17, 2009. Seattle, Washington.
01:41:17 — 19 segments.
Peggy A. Nagae