Japanese Internment, Football, and a Legendary TeamHistorians in the News
tags: sports, football, World War 2, Japanese internment, Asian American History
This week we talk to Bradford Pearson, author of the new book, The Eagles of Heart Mountain. It’s the true story of a group of Japanese American teenagers sent to an internment camp in Wyoming, and how their high school team became one of the greatest football squads in state history.
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