Takashi Hoshizaki was one of the 63 Resisters of Conscience at Heart Mountain who resisted the draft in 1944 to contest the lawfulness of internment and spent two years in a federal penitentiary as a result. He later served two years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Mr. Hoshizaki earned his doctorate from UCLA in 1961 and worked on various NASA projects until his retirement in 1989. Most recently, he helped in the development and building of the Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center. Presently, he serves as a Board member for Kanagawa Kenjin Kai; Friends of Heart Mountain; and Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation.
Standing on Principle [AUDIO]
Takashi Hoshizaki, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation
Tetsuden (Tetsu) Kashima, Professor, University of Washington
Soji Kashiwagi, Executive Producer/Playwright, Grateful Crane Ensemble
Mary Woodward, Vice President, BI Japanese American Community
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Willow A
Topic: Speaking Up