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What I’m Reading: Farewell to Manzanar – 1 in a series – “to exclude from them anyone who might threaten the war effort.”

July 28th, 2019

This new series is an ongoing collection of quotes from the books I am currently reading. — Douglas


What I'm Reading: Farewell to Manzanar - 1 in a series -

“February 19, 1942 President Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066, giving the War Department authority to define military areas in the western states and to exclude from them anyone who might threaten the war effort.”

From Farwell to Manzanar by by Jeanne Wakatsuki Housto and James D. Houston

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