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Ralph Carr

Like Hickenlooper, This Colorado Governor from the 1940s Would Have Accepted Syrian Refugees

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.18.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During WWII, the U.S. government forced Americans of Japanese descent from their homes on the West Coast and moved them to interior states. Kansas Gov. Payne Ratner, reflected the opinions of many governors when she responded at the time with, "Japs are not wanted and not welcome in Kansas."

George Takei Humbled "to Be Takei"

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Brian DAmbrosio

George Takei learned from his father that one could best get what one desired by expressing what they want rather than complaining about the way things are. From Takekuma Norman Takei, George also learned the usefulness of optimism in the face of confrontation.

Memorial for Colorado Gov. Ralph Carr Dedicated at Kenosha Pass

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Ralph Carr, governor of Colorado at the start of World War II, had been largely forgotten for decades. But thanks to recent efforts, he's making something of a comeback in Colorado,