In 1940, there weren’t any laptops in dorm rooms or mainframes at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Department of Computer Sciences – one of the oldest in the nation – would not celebrate its first birthday for another 24 years. But things were starting to change in information studies, technology and science. It was a gradual change and it left an impact on Robert Holtz who studied at UW-Madison and graduated with a BS’40, MS’43 in electrical engineering.
How baseball helped Japanese Americans develop an identity and bond with America will be addressed in the Selig Distinguished Lecture in Sport and Society on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Spoiler alert. If you haven't seen the film "Inglorious Basterds," you may not want to keep reading.