I’ve written before how Stanford pushed virulent racism as Governor of California (1862–1863). Local racism was bad on its own. Yet here’s an example of how it also fed directly into American federal policy: In May 1912, President Woodrow Wilson wrote to a California backer: “In the matter of Chinese and Japanese coolie immigration I … Continue reading Stanford Racism Precipitated “National Policy of Exclusion” and Internment Camps

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