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Video: Newscast Following Japanese Pearl Harbor Attack

3/14/2016 • Videos, World War II

(Img: U.S. Navy/National Archives) On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bombed the military base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Prior to the attack, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had expressed the desire for the U.S. to remain neutral but the attack caused Congress to declare war the following day. President Roosevelt termed this day, “a date which will live in infamy.”

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