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Singling out the Japanese

Summary: Evaluates the wrongful singling out of Japanese Americans more than German and Italian Americans during World War II.
"I have made a lot of mistakes in my life... One is my part in the evacuation of the Japanese from California in 1942... I don't think that served any purpose at all... We picked them up and put them in concentration camps. That's the truth of the matter. And as I look back on it -- although at the time I argued the case -- I am amazed that the Supreme Court ever approved it", a quote by Tom Clark, who was a coordinator of an Alien Enemy Control. After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, Americans started to single-out the Japanese Americans, and giving them loyalty oaths to sign.

Discriminated, singled-out, and disappointed... this is how Japanese-Americans felt after World War II. Since, Japanese- Americans had distinct physical appearances; they became more recognizable than Germans and Italians. I was shocked to know that only 857 out of 5 million...

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