“Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066″ (2019, 65 min.) by Jon Osaki. A film about the false information and political influences which led to the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans. “Alternative Facts” sheds light on the people and politics which influenced the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the mass incarceration of nearly 120,000.
What are the ongoing lessons to be learned from the wartime incarceration? For many Japanese Americans, it means taking a stand for others, and helping to ensure that such deprivation of civil liberties remains a relic of the past.