“The Crystal City”

  • 2018
  • 13 mins

“The Crystal City” (2018, 13 min.) by Kenya Gillespie. From 1942-1948 in the remote desert town of Crystal City, Texas, the U.S. government operated a little-known WWII internment camp, which held Japanese, German, and Italian prisoners from the U.S. and Latin America.

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