George Takei: They Called Us Enemy

George Takei: They Called Us Enemy

05/29/2019, 12:10 PM - 12:45 PM

Downtown Stage
Language:
English

In his new stunning graphic memoir, They Called Us Enemy, actor/author/activist George Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American concentration camps, as one of 120,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Created with co-writers Justin Eisinger & Steven Scott and artist Harmony Becker, They Called Us Enemy brings this chilling chapter of American history to urgent new relevance for today's world. In this discussion at BookExpo, Takei recounts the experiences and forces that shaped his own life and America itself. Join us for a gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.

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  • George Takei

    Panelist

    With an acting career spanning six decades, George Takei is known around the world for his founding role in the acclaimed television series Star...

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