Ruby Inouye was a longtime family physician in Seattle after World War II. In this clip, she talks about her ability to speak directly to her Issei patients without an interpreter. Ruby Inouye's full interview is available in the Densho Digital Archive.
This clip is an excerpt from Ruby Inouye's oral history interview conducted April 3 & 4, 2003. To see the complete interview, visit the Densho Digital Archive (http://www.densho.org/archive).
The clips in this playlist were included in The World War II Incarceration of Japanese Americans -- 70th Anniversary Remembrance. This educational supplement was published by the Seattle Times as part of their Newspapers in Education program on April 29, 2012, commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japanese Americans being removed from Seattle during World War II.