On This Day: Executive Order 9066 and Japanese-American Internment

In February 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the relocation of Japanese-Americans to internment camps in various locations in the western part of the United States. The video clips below offer background information on this topic as well as historical photos that help portray events during this time period.

1943 Film Japanese Relocation

Milton Eisenhower hosted and narrated this 1943 film that attempts to justify the need to move Japanese Americans from their West Coast homes to internment camps in isolated areas of the west and mid-west.