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Tue Mar 2, 2021, 09:10 PM

47. I saw that for the first time today. Strange juxtaposition of cruel and harmless.

At the same time, the Germans in Great Britain were rounded up and sent to camps for the duration of the war. The sentiment at the time was that Norway fell to Nazi Germany because of the "fifth column" inside the country. I don't know if it's true but this no doubt influenced the decision here to intern the Japanese.

I read Geisel produced a cartoon a day during this time. Some were wonderful and some were terrible and they all reflected the complexity of the times. We have to figure out how to sort that out but my opinion is we need to keep the best of his work as no one of us is perfect, and we all do evolve.

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