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Vermont Reads 2009: Finding the Way Home
By Mitch Wertlieb
During the war, 120,000 men, women and children were interned by the U.S. government, essentially for looking like the enemy. After the war they were free to go. But where? Many had lost everything. So the challenge was where and how to return home - how to
once again "belong".
Vermont Reads 2009: New Surroundings, No Provisions
As America went to war, thousands at home headed for a worrisome future in the custody of the U.S. government. And that's where we pick up our series, Vermont Reads, as the U.S. Army was ill prepared to provide transport, food and shelter to 120,000 men, women and children.