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George Takei on His New Memoir, "They Called Us Enemy”

Clip: 09/04/2019 | 16m 51s

Veteran actor George Takei may be best known as Sulu from “Star Trek,” but he also has a darker story to tell. During World War II, thousands of Americans of Japanese descent were forced from their homes and sent to internment camps, Takei among them. Now at 82 years old, he says that the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrants motivated him to speak out and revisit this in a new memoir.

Aired: 09/04/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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