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Hirabayashi proved ancestry is no crimeFebruary 22, 2012
Hirabayashi proved ancestry is no crime
On Jan. 2, Gordon Hirabayashi died at age 93. He was the last of three Nisei men who defied the 1942 War Relocation Authority’s (WRA) edict ordering all persons of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast to assembly centers. He was convicted of both curfew and evacuation violations. In mid-1943 [=>]