Being ordered to keep a diary that was later confiscated, ostensibly by the FBI

Being ordered to keep a diary that was later confiscated, ostensibly by the FBI

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We were instructed to keep diaries of our daily activities, including the boat trip from Honolulu to Oakland, California. Upon arrival in California, those diaries were confiscated. They showed up — I got mine back in 1987 or 8 — at the [National] Archives. And as I understand it, it was an FBI ploy to find out what the individuals were thinking, who had volunteered.

Date: August 12, 1995
Location: Hawai`i, US
Interviewer: Robert Nakamura, Karen Ishizuka
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

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