Military Veterans on Diversity
A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was… read more
A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. Reuben McNair was trained during World War II in one of the first Marine companies to allow African Americans. And Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African American woman to be promoted to general officer in the National Guard. These panelists join Pulitzer prize-winning author Rick Atkinson for a discussion at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Norman Y. Mineta Secretary (Former) Department of Transportation
- Irene Trowell-Harris Major General (Retired) U.S. Air National Guard
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