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Television Broadcasts on December 7th, 1941

Note: This post, originally written on December 7th, 2008 and updated on December 7th, 2009, examines how television — then in its infancy as a commercial medium — covered the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. Today is the 70th anniversary of that attack. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese took … Continue Reading →

Television Broadcasts on December 7th, 1941

For the past two years I’ve written about how television responded to the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 (today is the 69th anniversary of that attack) but unfortunately this year I don’t have anything new to add to the post I wrote last year. I’m hopeful that one day someone will be … Continue Reading →