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By order of the president : FDR and the internment of Japanese Americans

Author: Greg Robinson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
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On February 19, 1942, following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and Japanese successes in the Pacific, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which allowed for the summary removal of Japanese aliens and American citizens of Japanese descent from their West Coast homes, and their incarceration under guard in camps. Amid the numerous histories of this shameful event, FDR's contributions have  Read more...
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Robinson, Greg, 1966-
By order of the president.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606635349
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Robinson
ISBN: 0674006399 9780674006393 067401118X 9780674011182
OCLC Number: 46777440
Description: 322 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Racial fear emerges --
War abroad, suspicion at home --
FDR's decision to intern --
Implementing an undemocratic policy --
Covering a retreat --
Equal justice delayed --
President of all the people?
Responsibility: Greg Robinson.

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On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowed the removal of Japanese aliens and American citizens of Japanese descent from their homes and incarceration under guard in camps.  Read more...

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Robinson...focuses on one aspect of Roosevelt's presidency during World War II, the internment of Japanese Americans. Two recent books, Kenneth S. Davis's FDR: The War President, 1940-43...and Thomas Read more...

 
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