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Saturday, December 05, 2015

Saturday Is Old Radio Day: Honolulu Reports Attack on 7 Dec 1941 and FDR Seeks a Declaration of War from Congress


U.S. total involvement in WWII is occasioned by an attack out of the blue:

First, from Honolulu on 7 Dec 1941 - a long distance call to NBC:




The following day, 8 Dec, President Roosevelt goes before Congress:

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