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american citizens. so, the hostility, particularly when japan became aggressive in asia or china and manchuria and so forth and people began to fear that there may be some outbreak of war or hostility with the japanese -- but the interesting thing is, after the japanese bombed pearl harbor in december of 1941, for more than a month, there was no organized call to deport or intern or round up japanese-americans. the newspapers were saying, they are loyal americans. we don't need to give in to the fears, but then, the hearst press on the west coast and politicians started saying, we have to -- and the farmer growers association of california said that this is white man's country. they actually said that. this began to build up, and exerted pressure on president roosevelt, who finally capitulated. he issued the order which i'm sure we will talk about in a minute. that gave the military the power to detain, exclude, any person of any ancestry, but only japanese-americans were singled out. karen: he just touched on really the back story that needs to be emphasized, especially with the agr
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