Congress could name Denver post office for Japanese-American war hero who worked there

Author: Joey Bunch - April 27, 2017 - Updated: July 31, 2017

Here’s something to feel good about. Congress is considering renaming the Stockyard Stations Post Office in Denver for a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who worked there for 27 years. George T. “Joe” Sakato was a California-born citizen of Japanese descent who was once classified as an “enemy alien.” He died on Dec. 2, 2015, at his home […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.