Japanese-American Internment During World War II | BRIdge from the Past
Why is a truthful telling of Japanese-American treatment during WWII important for all Americans? In this episode of BRIdge from the Past, Mary looks at images depicting the Japanese-American internment resulting from President Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 in 1942. Why was Japanese-American internment a betrayal of the founding principles and civil liberties of the United States? What does viewing these images teach us about the importance of upholding these civil liberties today?
Fred Korematsu and Japanese American Internment
Explores the Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. United States.