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Dec 6, 2015 8:00am EST
the emperors subjects openly worshiped george washington as a god? >> are you implying that all these people are disloyal americans? >> indeed not. i would not attempt to separate the loyal from the disloyal. i'm only presenting the facts. what is commonly known as the japanese exclusion act, there were about 66,000 american japanese here. in that same year, japan passed a law giving these 66,000 americans the right to expatriate themselves from japan. yet up to 1933, only about 5500 did. true, the expatriation procedure was made complicated and cumbersome by the japanese government. nevertheless, during the same period between 1924 and 1933, 39,000 children were born in hawaii. 17,800 of the parents went to the japanese consulate here and registered their two week old sons and daughters so they wouldn't lose their japanese citizenship. if that's americanism, it's very hyphenated. >> all right, so there are many japanese here. and they have their language schools and shinto temples. and many are hyphenated, and some perhaps disloyal. but don't go getting the impression that i'm entire
Dec 7, 2014 11:56pm EST
all alike. we are all americans. ♪ ["my country tis of thee"] >> coming up next, president george h to be a's secretary of state, james baker, and his national security advisor, rents go croft, talk about the 1889 fall of the berlin wall and american involvement in eastern europe's liberation. this 30 minute event was hosted by the bush school of government and public service in college station, texas. >> welcome to all of you. we've done this sort of thing before. i will ask you questions and you
Dec 7, 2014 12:51pm EST
. >> 7:50 a.m. according to the clock on the lower tower. >> historian peter henrique discusses george washington's relationship with benedict arnold. he looked at how washington's response to arnold's failed plan to deliver west point to the british offers insights about his leadership and character. he also talks about what happened to both vision and american participants after the plot was uncovered. this event was hosted in colonial williamsburg and is about one hour. >> thank you so much for that warm welcome. i am really pleased to see so many people in the audience. as i was driving down through heavy rain i sai
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