Gerald and Jessie Chambers Speakers Series presents - Sam Mihara: Memories of Heart Mountain

Sam Mihara: Memories of Heart MountainThis LCCC Foundation event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at Cheyenne East High School in the auditorium.

During World War II, the U.S. government forced nine-year-old Sam Mihara and his entire family to move from their home in San Francisco to an internment camp in Wyoming. Seventy years have passed since the incarceration, and Sam is one of the few survivors willing to speak about this experience. In his moving presentation, Memories of Heart Mountain, he talks about his years in the Heart Mountain and Pomona internment camps, providing a first-hand account of this great civil rights injustice that was experienced by more than 120,000 Japanese Americans.

People can call 307.432.1603 for more information about this event. People can learn more about the LCCC Foundation by visiting its Web page.