In the Rooseveltain era of avowed concern for the underdog, liberals and civil libertarians had been no exception. The stripping of a minority of their constitutional rights, indeed the entire evacuation-internment folly, was ‘engineered by liberals’, asserts Professor William Petersen of Ohio State University. ‘Among the civilians one can hardly name a person, from the President down to the local officials, who was not one.’
Years of Infamy
William Morrow & Company, 1976
Regard the internment of Japanese citizens in the US during WW II.
See also her obit.