Feature - 'Go for Broke' | KCET
Van Johnson stars in Robert Pirosh's World War II film, "Go For Broke!" The film also stared several veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was made up of Nisei soldiers and is one of the most decorated units in history.
Get the history behind this film -- and a glimpse at what L.A. was like when this film hit theaters -- in our regular feature, Classic Cool Context. And then read up on "Live With Honor, Die With Dignity," the documentary about the 442nd that KCET is airing on May 29.