AMERICAN SCENE: Tule Lake 30 Years Later

In February 1942, two months after Pearl Harbor, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order No. 9066, a proclamation that ultimately consigned 110,000 Japanese Americans to ten internment camps. Though more than two-thirds of them were U.S. citizens, they were presumed to be security risks. The largest of the "relocation centers" was Tule Lake, a 26,000-acre dry lake bed 290 miles north of San Francisco. Last week a group of 200—wartime residents, their children and friends—visited the camp. TIME Correspondent Joe Boyce joined the pilgrimage. His report:

Tule Lake as the wartime internees...

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