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Justice at war

Author: Peter H Irons
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1993.
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Justice at War irrevocably alters the reader's perception of one of the most disturbing events in U.S. history--the internment during World War II of American citizens of Japanese descent. Peter Irons' exhaustive research has uncovered a government campaign of suppression, alteration, and destruction of crucial evidence that could have persuaded the Supreme Court to strike down the internment order. Irons documents  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Irons
ISBN: 0520083121 9780520083127
OCLC Number: 26855939
Notes: Subtitle on cover: The story of the Japanese American internment cases.
Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Description: xiii, 415 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "Let's not get rattled" --
"An American citizen is an American citizen" --
"Be as reasonable as you can" --
"Am I an American or not?" --
"We don't intend to trim our sails" --
"We could have you inducted" --
"These cases should be dismissed" --
"The suppression of evidence" --
"Something worthy of the Torah" --
"No longer any military necessity" --
"The printing stopped at about noon" --
"The court has blown up" --
"Watergate hadn't happened yet" --
Epilogue : "This was the case of a lifetime."
Responsibility: Peter Irons.
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This study relates one of the most disturbing events of American history - the internment of American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. It documents the political debate that preceded  Read more...

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