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Explore the history, culture, science, nature, architecture, and stories that link the iconic spaces in the National Mall and Memorial Parks to our nation and its people. The articles collected here are produced by NPS staff at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Japanese Blood, American Patriot

May 14, 2012 Posted by: Mike Townsend, Park Ranger

Reflections on Jimmie Kanaya, a Japanese American, and a decorated veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

 

Did You Know?

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Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. There, you can find an engraving marking the spot where he stood.