|I can well understand the bitterness of people who have lost loved ones at the hands of the Japanese military authorities, and we know that the totalitarian philosophy, whether it is in Nazi Germany or in Japan, is one of cruelty and brutality. It is not hard to understand why people living here in hourly anxiety for those they love have difficulty in viewing our Japanese problem objectively, but for the honor of our country, the rest of us must do so. >>more...>>
Title: A Challenge to American Sportsmanship
Author: Roosevelt, Eleanor
Date: October 16, 1943
- Human Rights
- Japanese American Internment
Notes: Originally published in Collier's 112 (October 16, 1943): 21, 71.