Werner Erhard Interviews Senator Daniel Inouye

Senator Daniel Inouye (1924 – 2012) was a United States Senator from Hawai’i.  He was the second longest serving Senator in United States history, and the Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations.

Senator Inouye was a recipient of the Medal of Honor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He served as President pro tempore of the Senate, making him third in the presidential line of succession after the Vice President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

He was the first Japanese American to serve in the United States House of Representatives and later the first in the United States Senate. Senator Inouye is the highest ranking Asian American politician in United States history.

He never lost an election in fifty eight years as an elected official.

This interview took place on January 24, 1987 as part of Werner Erhard & Associates’ Saturday Satellite Seminar Series.