Norman Mineta's Groundbreaking Legacy

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at 10:00 AM
Then Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta speaks to President George W. Bush in 2001. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration)

The Japanese Americans interned during World War II included San Jose-born Norman Mineta, then 10 years old. Now 87, Mineta went on to become the mayor of San Jose, a member of Congress, the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Transportation. Mineta joins us in studio to discuss his legacy, including his role in passing the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which gave reparations to interned Japanese Americans. We'll also hear Mineta's thoughts about the potential for a bipartisan infrastructure deal.

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Norm Mineta, former San Jose mayor, Congressman and cabinet secretary to two U.S. presidents

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