Today’s Wide Angle falls under the heading, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” For just as the Trump team attempts various iterations of a Muslim registry, we observe the 75th anniversary of one of this country’s darker hours: the internment of Japanese Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and America’s entrance into World War II.
Helping Peter explore the Japanese American incarceration is Richard Cahan, a noted photo historian and former photo editor at the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as the co-author of the new book, Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II.