Earl Warren Quote

The only reason that there has been no sabotage or espionage on the part of Japanese-Americans is that they are waiting for the right moment to strike.


Testimony on Internment of people of Japanese Ancestry before the House Select Committee Investigating National Defense Migration (Tolan Committee) in 1941; of this statement Warren later said, in The Memoirs of Earl Warren (1977):

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The only reason that there has been no sabotage or espionage on the part of Japanese-Americans is that they are waiting for the right moment to...

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The only reason that there has been no sabotage or espionage on the part of Japanese-Americans is that they are waiting for the right moment to...

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The only reason that there has been no sabotage or espionage on the part of Japanese-Americans is that they are waiting for the right moment to...

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The only reason that there has been no sabotage or espionage on the part of Japanese-Americans is that they are waiting for the right moment to...