By Louise Chipley Slavicek

Daniel ok. Inouye was once born to eastern immigrant mom and dad in Honolulu in 1924. while Inouye used to be simply 17 years previous, the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor swept his kingdom into conflict and ceaselessly replaced the process his existence. Inouye's heroic activities on an Italian battlefield in the course of international battle II finally earned him his country's maximum army award, the Medal of Honor, however it additionally rate him his correct arm and his goals of turning into a health practitioner. made up our minds to pursue a profession in public provider, after Hawaii accomplished statehood in 1959 Inouye turned the 1st eastern American to serve within the U.S. condo of Representatives and later the Senate. in the course of the Seventies and '80s, he attracted nationwide recognition for his function in investigating significant political scandals, the Watergate scandal and the Iran-contra affair.

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