Photo of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II after the California Assembly passed House Resolution 77

California Apologizes for Japanese American Internment

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers on Thursday became the first political leaders in the nation's most populous state to apologize for discriminating against Japanese Americans and helping the U.S. government send them to internment camps after Japan bombed Pea...

Christmas From Heaven: The Candy Bomber Story

Tom Brokaw tells the story of Gail Halvorsen, the Air Force pilot who earned the nickname "The Candy Bomber" for his humanitarian efforts during the Berlin Airlift. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudfront.net/public/polly_audio/candy-...

Skeleton May be Japanese American From Internment Camp

SANTA MONICA — In the closing days of World War II, a Japanese American set out with other men from the infamous internment camp at Manzanar on a trip to the mountains, where he went off on his own to paint a watercolor and got caught in a freak summer snowsto...

Dorothy Olsen, Pilot in World War II, Dies at 103

TACOMA, Wash. — Dorothy Eleanor Olsen, a member of a group of civilian volunteers who flew planes across the country during World War II, has died. She was 103. The News Tribune reports that Olsen died July 23 in University Place, Washington. She flew about...