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Authors: Richard Reeves

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Infamy (52 page)

R
ICHARD
R
EEVES

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

R
ICHARD
R
EEVES
, the bestselling author of such books as
President Kennedy: Profile of Power
, is an award-winning journalist who has worked for
The New York Times
, written for
The New Yorker
, and served as chief correspondent for
Frontline
on PBS. Currently the senior lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, he lives in New York and Los Angeles. You can sign up for email updates
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A
LSO BY
R
ICHARD
R
EEVES

The Kennedy Years: From the Pages of The New York Times
Portrait of Camelot: A Thousand Days in the Kennedy White House
Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948–May 1949
A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford
President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination
President Nixon: Alone in the White House
What the People Know: Freedom and the Press
Do the Media Govern?: Politicians, Voters, and Reporters in America
Family Travels: Around the World in 30 (or So) Days
Running in Place: How Bill Clinton Disappointed America
President Kennedy: Profile of Power
The Reagan Detour
Passage to Peshawar: Pakistan Between the Hindu Kush and the Arabian Sea
American Journey: Traveling with Tocqueville in Search of Democracy in America
Jet Lag: The Running Commentary of a Bicoastal Reporter
Convention
Old Faces of 1976
A Ford, Not a Lincoln

 

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The Library of Congress has cataloged the print edition as follows:

Reeves, Richard, 1936–

   Infamy: the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II / Richard Reeves.—First edition.

            pages cm

   Includes bibliographical references and index.

   ISBN 978-0-8050-9408-4 (hardcover)—ISBN 978-0-8050-9939-3 (electronic book)   1.   Japanese Americans—Evacuation and relocation, 1942–1945.   2.   World War, 1939–1945—Japanese Americans.   I.   Title.

   D769.8.A6R43 2015

   940.53'1773—dc23

2014033329

 

First Edition: April 2015

 

CONTENTS

Title Page

Copyright Notice

Dedication

Introduction

1. PEARL HARBOR

DECEMBER 7, 1941

2. BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT

SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066: FEBRUARY 19, 1942

3. ONLY WHAT THEY COULD CARRY

PUBLIC PROCLAMATION NUMBER 1: MARCH 2, 1942

4. “KEEP THIS A WHITE MAN’S COUNTRY”

THE OPENING OF THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS: MARCH 22 TO OCTOBER 6, 1942

5. A DESERT CHRISTMAS

DECEMBER 25, 1942

6. UNCLE SAM, FINALLY, WANTS YOU

NISEI ENLISTMENT: JANUARY 29, 1943

7. “LOYALS” AND “DISLOYALS”

TULE LAKE: SEPTEMBER 1943

8. “IS THAT THE AMERICAN WAY?”

HEART MOUNTAIN DRAFT RESISTANCE: FEBRUARY 1944

9. “GO FOR BROKE”

THE LOST BATTALION: OCTOBER 30, 1944

10. GOING “HOME”

V-J DAY: AUGUST 15, 1945

EPILOGUE

Biographical Notes

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Maps

Photos

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Also by Richard Reeves

Copyright

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