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Gordon Hirabayashi

'Hold These Truths' at ACT Seattle Is a Brilliant Portrayal of a Genuine Hero

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
L. Steven Sieden

Hold These Truths at Seattle's ACT Theatre is a simple yet stunning one-man show inspired by and based on the life and heroism of Gordon Hirabayashi, one of only three Japanese Americans who refused interment during World War II.

Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to...

Creating a False "Enemy Within": The Lessons of Internment, 70 Years Later

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

We cannot stand idly by as an entire American community is demonized as a "religious enemy within." The demonization of Muslim Americans ignores the rich, diverse background of the community.