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Fred Korematsu

Dorothea Lange

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about how the laws and policies that enabled the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II are resurfacing today.

Dorothea Lange / National Archives and Records Administration

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss links between the mass incarceration of people of Japanese descent and modern policies.

Authors Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi join us to discuss their new book, Fred Korematsu Speaks Up.

Cropped and used under CC license from Flickr user Steve Rhodes

 

Civil rights advocates draw cautionary parallels from this moment in history to the 1940s, when the U.S. government forcibly incarcerated more than a hundred thousand Japanese Americans.