A baseball team from the
Heart Mountain internment camp
By Jessie Mangaliman
San Jose Mercury News (MCT)
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The son of Japanese immigrants who were interned during World War II, and a college instructor on ethnic studies Lewis Kawahara knew that high schools and colleges in California have awarded honorary degrees to Japanese-American students whose studies and lives were disrupted in the Spring of 1942.
"I knew there were former students from this college," said Kawahara, an adjunct assistant professor at the College of San Mateo. "So I thought, 'Why not here?' "