67 Years Ago Today: FDR Imprisons Japanese Americans

Sixty-seven years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, allowing the military to circumvent the constitutional safeguards of American citizens in the name of national defense. The order set into motion the exclusion from certain areas, and the evacuation and mass incarceration of 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry living on the West … Continue reading 67 Years Ago Today: FDR Imprisons Japanese Americans