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George Takei's real-life internment formed the foundation of 'The Terror: Infamy'

Published on: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 23:12:12 UTC
News Agency: CNN
"I was astounded by the recognition of the barracks," said George Takei, recalling his time on the set of "The Terror: Infamy," the second instalment of AMC's now-ongoing horror anthology series. The new season is set against an historical backdrop that Takei, at 82, remembers all too vividly from his own personal history: the internment camps in which Japanese-Americans -- including the actor and his family -- were held during World War II for fear they might act as foreign agents.

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