National Security & Civil Liberties – 1942 and 2017
NE JACL 2017 Day of Remembrance
Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 2:00PM
Bartos Theater, MIT Media Lab,
20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
A program to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 that made possible the imprisonment of 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry, two-thirds of them American Citizens. The speakers will compare what happened in the past and its relevance today, addressing issues raised by the current wave of islamophobia and xenophobia.
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