Buddhists Enemies of the State?
December 9, 2016 | 2 comments
By Elizabeth McCauley Under the leadership of J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI is rarely remembered for its restrained investigation methods. Yet, one target of its scrutiny is particularly surprising today: Ordained Buddhist priests. After the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941, all Japanese-Americans were held under suspicion, but officials considered Buddhism to be a particularly […]