Dr. Franklin Odo, John J. McCloy Visiting Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy at Amherst College and the first Director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, reflects on the 75th Anniversary of the Internment of Japanese Americans. We also dissect why Trump’s first solo press conference as president was a “Fine-Tuned” disaster.
- Dr. Franklin Odo’s Biography
- John J. McCloy’s Biography (Irony of History)
- Trump advisors citing the Internment of Japanese Americans as precedent to justify Muslim registry
- Confession of Error: The Solicitor General’s Mistakes During the Japanese-American Internment Cases (DOJ)
- LA Times travel article about Tule Lake
- Two Letters to the Editors that were taken down because they were not “civil, fact-based discourse”
- Shepherd Smith of Fox News taking down Trump
- Peter Alexander of NBC live fact-checking Trump
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