Biographical Research Center

Interview with Roger Ariyoshi 7/21/2004 tape 2

Interview with Roger Ariyoshi, son of Koji Ariyoshi, recorded on July 21, 2004 for Biography Hawaiʻi: Koji Ariyoshi. Topics include: Ariyoshi's voluntary enlistment in the U.S. Army during World War II; his initial impressions of China and his experiences there as an army intelligence officer; his serious personal demeanor; his relationship with his children; Roger's childhood memory of Ariyoshi's arrest by the F.B.I.; and Ariyoshi's recollections, impressions and friendships with various members of the communist Chinese leadership.

Languages: English


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