The Wat Misaka Story

DVD - 2010
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"A documentary feature about Wat Misaka, the first person of color to be drafted into what is now the NBA by the 1947 Knicks--and how he got there. Overcoming the national political climate surrounding World War II, Wat was a star player for the University of Utah 1944 and 1947 national championship teams, taking 2 years off in between to serve in the U.S. Army. His perseverance and loyalty to his teammates, other Nisei friends (including those interned at Topaz), and his family are a testament to the unflappable Japanese American spirit"--Container.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : ReImagined World Entertainment, [2010], c2008.
Branch Call Number: DVD B/MISAKA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Toy, Christine
Johnson, Bruce Alan
Alternative Title: Wat Misaka story


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