On June 9th, George Takei – a social justice activist, social media superstar, Grammy-nominated recording artist, New York Times bestselling author, and pioneering actor whose career has spanned six decades – joined the Friends of the Alameda Free Library to discuss They Called Us Enemy, his firsthand account of the years he spent behind barbed wire in a “relocation center” during WWII.
What does it mean to be American? Who gets to decide? When the world is against you, what can one person do? Click on the video below to watch interviewer Mary Ellen Hunt in conversation with this American icon who has spent his whole life grappling with these questions.