The Train to Crystal City
She spoke in the History Pavilion of the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about a family internment camp based in Crystal City, Texas, during World War II. She showed slides.
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Jan Jarboe Russell Contributing Editor Texas Monthly
Paul Sayers Staff Member Library of Congress
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