Creating the First Complete List of Names of Interned Japanese AmericansHistorians in the News
tags: World War 2, Japanese internment, Asian American History
February 19th marked 81 years since then-President Roosevelt signed an executive order that led to the internment of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II. NBC’s Emilie Ikeda explains why she sat down with one man whose mission was to document all the names of those who were taken prisoner.
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