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- n. Plural form of internment camp.
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Mr. Bakst compares the state paying people who were sterilized to the federal government paying $20,000 apiece to Japanese-Americans sent to internment camps in World War II, as part of a 1988 law signed by President Ronald Reagan.
A Japanese-American who spent years in internment camps in the United States during World War II, Nishimura learned from his grandmother the concept of kyosei—mutually beneficial coexistence.
Taitz, who believes that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is building internment camps to house anti-Obama activists and that Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez controls the software that runs American voting machines, makes for undeniably good television: She looks like a young Carol Channing, sounds like an overexcited Zsa Zsa Gabor, and has the ability to make absurd accusations with a completely straight face.
For them, it seems to capture a vision of America finally freed from the past of Jim Crow and slavery, Japanese internment camps and Mexican braceros, workplace tensions and cultural conflict-an America that fulfills Dr. King’s promise that we be judged not by the color of our skin but by the content of our character.