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movieDate: february 19, 1942

Scenes from Topaz. Filmed illegally by David Tatsuno with a smuggled film camera.



ON THIS DAY in 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order #9066, allowing the U.S. military to relocate Japanese-Americans to internment camps. Subsequent events were documented in the 1945 film, TOPAZ, filmed (illegally) at Topaz, Utah, Relocation Center by Dave Tatsuno.

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