Past ties to present situation in Middle East

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The government interpreted whatever they saw of the Japanese Americans, in terms of their framework, which allowed them to put us into camp and taking away our civil rights. And, I find certain echoes of this in the current situation in the Middle East, which makes me very uncomfortable.

Date: January 7, 2004
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Art Hansen
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

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