Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family - Chapter 6, Tanforan, City behind Barbed Wire Summary & Analysis

Yoshiko Uchida
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Chapter 6, Tanforan, City behind Barbed Wire Summary and Analysis

After three weeks, the Uchidas are allowed their first visitors and as time goes on many of their non-Japanese friends come by to offer support and bring them food and other items. Often the food allows the Uchidas and their friends to have snack parties.

In the camp, a committee is formed, the Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, which is supposed to support the American Constitution and defend the Bill of Rights because they know that depriving a minority of rights set a dangerous precedent. The head of the committee, Dr. Fishder, works to dispel false rumors, writing several articles for the Christian Century. They help get the Nisei back in school through the Student Relocation Committee. Outside the camp, the American Friends Service Committee works hard to defend...

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