Mitsuye Endo Tsutsumi is the only woman of the four challengers to be excluded from the nation’s highest civilian honor. By Lynda Lin Grigsby In 1941 after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government rounded up and incarcerated Japanese Americans living on the West Coast. While World War II raged overseas, four American citizens individually […]

She won a case challenging imprisonment of Japanese Americans. She still hasn’t gotten her Medal of Freedom. Read More »