Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internments, Part 2

One of the internment camps used to house American Japanese citizens evacuated from the West Coast during World War II, following the attack on Pearl Harbor. | Location: Manzanar, California, USA. Photo by Hulton-Deutsch/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis via Getty Images

After Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, people were incarcerated in inadequate and dehumanizing camps. Even once the detention program ended, things were still incredibly difficult for people after their release.

Topics in this Podcast: wwii, Japanese Americans, executive order 9066, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Pearl Harbor, World War II, incarceration, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage, japanese internment