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NORMAN Y. MINETA

November 12, 1931 - May 3, 2022

The Mineta family extends heartfelt appreciation for the many expressions of love and condolences they have received. Information about memorial services, memorial gifts, and sharing your memories are available on this site.

The Mineta family extends heartfelt appreciation for the many expressions of love and condolences they have received. Information about memorial services, memorial gifts, and sharing your memories are available on this site.

MINETA LEGACY PROJECT

The Mineta Legacy Project captures the life, career and contributions of Secretary Norman Y. Mineta in an hour-long nationally televised documentary and online educational curriculum for high school and college students.

 
 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

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DOCUMENTARY

Norman Mineta
and His Legacy:
An American Story

Norman’s American Story is a path from shame and humiliation as a child in a U.S. concentration camp to seeking justice for all Americans while serving 20 years in Congress and two presidential cabinets.

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CURRICULUM

What Does It Mean
to Be an American?
The Mineta Legacy

This free online resource for social studies educators consisting of six modules for high school and college students examining Mineta’s career: immigration, civil liberties & equity, civic engagement, justice & reconciliation, leadership & decision-making, and U.S.–Japan relations.

INSPIRED BY NORM

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GET TO KNOW NORM

“When you’re in close quarters…people will sort of give you the once over. And so, I always wear this (flag pin). It’s something you feel when you’re doing things. Am I really being fully accepted as an American citizen? I want to make sure everyone knows I am.”
 

- Secretary Norman Y. Mineta

(in response to why he wears an American flag pin on his lapel)

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Norm's Timeline

OUR SPONSORS

Major Funding Provided By

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Terasaki Family Foundation

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