Susumu Ito Oral History Interview, Part 2

Susumu Ito served during World War II as a second lieutenant in the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion of the famed all Japanese-American… read more

Susumu Ito served during World War II as a second lieutenant in the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion of the famed all Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team even as his family was forcibly held in an Arkansas internment camp. He described seeing survivors of the Nazi concentration camp at Dachau and explained his own perceptions of the American internment camps. In later life, he studied cell biology and held the title of emeritus professor of comparative anatomy at Harvard Medical School. 

This is the second of two parts.

This interview from the Densho Visual History Collection was conducted by Stephen Fugita for Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project.  close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
294102-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 12, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jul 11, 2010 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2010 | 8:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 2:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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