Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

Senator Daniel Akaka of Hawaii, the first U.S. Senator with Native Hawaiian ancestry, was an eyewitness to the Japanese bombing of Pearl… read more

Senator Daniel Akaka of Hawaii, the first U.S. Senator with Native Hawaiian ancestry, was an eyewitness to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and served during World War II with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He was first elected to Congress in 1976 as a U.S. Representative. This was part of American History TV’s selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian-American members of Congress. close

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Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
307997-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
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First Aired:
Sep 29, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 1, 2012

Airing Details

  • Sep 29, 2012 | 8:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2012 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2012 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3