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The State Library Presents The Story of the 442nd Regiment in WWII

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Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building

914 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, CA 95614

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Join us for a talk with Rob Sato and Phinneas Kiyomura, authors of 442, a graphic novel about the 442nd regiment, the U.S. Army's Japanese-American combat unit of WWII.

The 442nd was the most decorated unit of the war. While their families were incarcerted in Japanese- American internment camps, these soldiers fought to rescue members of the Texas 1st Battalion lost behind enemy lines.

Los Angeles-based Rob Sato is known for his unique watercolor paintings and paper sculpture. His work has been featured in Giant Robot Magazine, Hi Fructose, Juxtapoz, and New American Paintings.

Phinneas Kiyomura is a playwright and former skate punk from Long Beach. He is a FIND Screenwriters Lab Fellow, an ABC Disney Writers Lab Fellow, and was most recently staff writer on TWISTED (ABC Family).

Doors open at 5:30 with light refreshments. Program begins at 6 pm.

A Night at the State Library is generously funded by the California State Library Foundation, the independent philanthropic partner of the California State Library.

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Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building

914 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, CA 95614

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