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History The Sons of Immigrants

The Sons of Immigrants

Seventy-five years ago this week, Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. On its face, it was innocuous. Issued just over two months after Pearl Harbor it ‘merely’ gave the military the right to designate areas “from which any or all persons may be excluded.” In that respect, it looked like an order that allowed …

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