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    • anonymous
    • 29.09.09 | 15:40 (IST)

    Children in California are taught today that interning Japanese Americans during WWII was wrong. At the time, during the war, Roosevelt interned Japanese Americans, taking their property and homes away from them; most on the interned were from California, those in Illinois didn't suffer that fate. However, some also worked in work camps in Arkansas for one dollar a hour, etc. Those released from the camps after the war, came back to nothing; and were only apologized too a few years ago. What about the Armenian-Turkish narrative. What should Turks learn in school? What should we teach about the Indians?

    from the article: Despite everything, one truth
    First published 01:27 29.09.09 | Last updated 08:37 29.09.09
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