The shameful treatment of Italian immigrants during WWII shows America’s propensity for xenophobic hysteria
Their movements were restricted, their homes raided; in some cases, they were interned
The men in suits were at the Maiorana family’s Monterey, California, home again. Mike, the family’s young son, watched as the agents rummaged through their belongings in search of guns, cameras, and shortwave radios. And again, they found nothing.