Thriller Draws on Oppression of Italians in Wartime U.S.
The New York Times
August 2, 2004
By BILL TONELLI
A dying father summons his daughter, a lawyer, to reveal a terrible secret: before she was born, her immigrant grandparents were declared enemy aliens by the federal government. F.B.I. agents raided their home and confiscated items that could be used to signal invading troops.
What does the daughter do now?
Read the rest here.
I note that most non-black-identified groups in the U.S. (especially the white-identified ones) respond to oppression with shame and secrecy. This adds up to lots of hidden history.