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Text for audio retrieved from: Keene, Jennifer D. World War II: Core Documents (Kindle Location 2070). Ashbrook Center. Kindle Edition.
Manzanar: Excerpt from Born Free and Equal by Ansel Adams
As a result of the internment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II, historians consider that a very dark period of American history because their civil liberties and freedoms were stripped away.
The American government considered Japanese-Americans as a threat to national security, so they had to be detained somewhere and the camp at Manzanar was the only option.
Although the government tried to provide a sense of normalcy to life in the Manzanar camp, it was still an internment camp and the lack of freedom still meant a certain degree of torture for those held captive there.
Despite being offered golf and other recreation, the people held in the Manzanar camp were ungrateful and surly toward the guards who kept them there.
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