Two Boy Scouts Met in an Internment Camp, and Grew Up to Work in Congress
“Out of that short experience came this wonderful, beautiful relationship. I just love Alan.”
on this week’s Friendship Files—the incredible story of two boys who met at a Boy Scout jamboree in a Japanese internment camp during WWII, grew up to become congressmen, and worked to pass the act that gave reparations to the incarcerees
This week's #AtlanticFriendshipFiles is one for the books: Democrat Norman Mineta, former secretary of commerce and of transportation, and former senator Alan Simpson, who became friends after meeting at an internment camp during WWII.