Most people associate the 1936 Berlin Olympics with African-American sprinter Jesse Owens. Yet the games were successful in terms of Nazi propaganda: More nations than ever participated, and the Olympic torch was used for the first time.
Today is the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which set the stage for the mass removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans from the West Coast. This our two-parter on it from last week. Part 2 is here >>> [ Missedinhistory.com Link ]