national park service to preserve internment camps

The National Park Service is asking Japanese Americans who were interned during World War II for their input on how it can preserve what is left of the camps and the stories they hold: Parks preserving internment camps. The Service stands to get $38 million to help cities and groups develop educational programs around the stories of the internment experience. Congress has approved spending the money, but it remains to be appropriated. This will go a long way towards educating and informing Americans about the internment, one of the darkest chapters in our government's history—a particularly important lesson for our current troubled times. Believe it or not, there are still many people out there who have absolutely no idea. You must learn!

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