The state legislature is expected to approve a resolution apologizing for the state’s role in supporting Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.
NBC 7’s Joe Little spoke to families that said making sure it does not happen again is also important.
Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California’s capital city, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States declared war. Based solely on their Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and imprisoned far away in Arkansas. They were among 120,000 Japanese Americans held at 10…