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For more information about upcoming public programs and events call Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 or email clifford.laube@nara.gov.

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Special Exhibition:
IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II
Location: vanden Heuvel Gallery
Time: Regular hours and admission apply

On February 19, 2017 -- the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 -- the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum opened a new photographic exhibition entitled, IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II, with over 200 photographs including the work of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams. Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 9066 led to the incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent -- including approximately 80,000 American citizens -- during World War II. The exhibit will be on display in the Library's William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery through December 31, 2017. MORE ...

Regular hours and admission apply.

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July 23, 2017

Discussion:
BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT with Greg Robinson
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.

REGISTER

On Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum -- with support from a Humanities New York Vision/Action Grant -- will present BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT with Greg Robinson in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Professor Robinson, a native New Yorker, is Professor of History at l'Université du Québec À Montréal and the author of BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT: FDR AND THE INTERNMENT OF JAPANESE AMERICANS, A TRAGEDY OF DEMOCRACY: JAPANESE CONFINEMENT IN NORTH AMERICA and AFTER CAMP: PORTRAITS IN MIDCENTURY JAPANESE AMERICAN LIFE AND POLITICS. Registration is required for this free public program.

Attendees will be invited to view the Roosevelt Library's new special exhibit, "Images of Internment: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II" free of charge, following the program.

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Greg Robinson Program

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August 10, 2017

Author Talk and Signing:
MARCH 1917:
ON THE BRINK OF WAR AND REVOLUTION
with Will Englund

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

REGISTER

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum -- with support from the Library of America -- presents an author talk and book signing at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Will Englund author of MARCH 1917: ON THE BRINK OF WAR AND REVOLUTION in the Wallace Center. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the talk. Registration is required for this free public program.

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Englund Talk

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October 12, 2017

Presentation:
"Close-ups of Time Forgotten:
The WSU Hirahara Photos Created in a Secret WWII Underground Darkroom"
with Patti Hirahara

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

REGISTER

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present, "Close-ups of Time Forgotten: The WSU Hirahara Photos Created in a Secret WWII Underground Darkroom" with Patti Hirahara on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Attendees will be invited to view the Roosevelt Library's new special exhibit, "Images of Internment: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II" free of charge, following the program. The exhibition includes the photography from the George and Frank C. Hirahara Photograph Collection at Washington State University.

Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.

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Hirahara Talk

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