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Sunday, July 5, 2009

RIP Togo W. Tanaka

Togo W. Tanaka, a former journalist and businessman whose reports on life inside the Manzanar internment camp illuminated divisions in the Japanese American community after the attack on Pearl Harbor and the tensions that eventually erupted in riots at the World War II-era detention center, has died. He was 93.

Tanaka died of natural causes May 21 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to his daughter, Christine.

link: Togo W. Tanaka dies at 93; journalist documented life at Manzanar internment camp - Los Angeles Times


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