Program 2: Documentary Series: Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

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Host/Moderator: Tamlyn Tomita

Tamlyn Tomita made her screen debut in “The Karate Kid, Part II” and has since appeared in numerous feature films, television and theatre projects.  She is also known for her roles in “The Joy Luck Club”; “Picture Bride” and “Come See the Paradise”, a film exploring the lives of a Japanese-American family and the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.  Her list of film credits include  “The Day After Tomorrow”; “Tekken”; “Robot Stories”; “Four Rooms”, “Living Out Loud”; “Only the Brave” and “Gaijin 2 – Ama me Como Sou”.

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Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

Directed by Dianne Fukami

Norman Y. Mineta is perhaps one of the most influential Asian Americans in history. A child of immigrants, his story follows the shame he experienced as a prisoner in a U.S. internment camp to his triumphant rise to political prominence at every level of government.

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