UpFront

The Constitutionality of Japanese Internment and Alternative Community Governance in LA

In this episode we hear an interview with Peter H. Irons about the constitutionality of the Japanese Internment during World War II. Irons is the author of many books, including Cases and Controversies : Civil Rights and Liberties in Context and A People’s History of the Supreme Court.

Then we hear an interview with Cid Martinez, an anthropologist who spent a year living in South Central LA to produce the ethnography The Neighborhood Has Its Own Rules: Latinos and African Americans in South Los Angeles. 

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