‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 20, 2016–LESSONS FOR TODAY FROM WWII JAPANESE INCARCERATION

A National Youth Summit, sponsored by the Smithsonian Museum of American History, focused on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. At that time, the United States government forcibly removed more than 120,000 Japanese Americans from the Pacific Coast. These individuals, two-thirds of them U.S. citizens, were sent to ten camps built throughout […]