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Order 9066

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.

Order 9066: Objects of Incarceration

Jul 17, 2018
Courtesy of American Public Media

This is an excerpt from “Order 9066,” a podcast from American Public Media and the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

What’s happening today to immigrants seeking asylum or refuge in the United States has many thinking about another time, a time when another population was incarcerated in this country in the name of national security. The time was World War Two, and the people were Japanese Americans.