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World War II Japanese-American Internment / Concentration Camps #82991

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(San Francisco, California) August 10, 1936, memorandum from President Franklin D. Roosevelt linking him with concentration camps for Japanese and Japanese-Americans examined; portions of memo quoted on screen. United States internment of Japanese-Americans following Pearl Harbor recalled; films shown. [Japanese American Citizens League spokesperson John TATEISHI - notes premeditation of United States government] [League spokesperson Minoru YASUI - cites implications of President placing American citizens in concentration camps.] [TATEISHI - comments.] Congress commission noted deliberating issue of compensation for those imprisoned.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Reporter(s):
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:50

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