Theodore Wilson: Pearl Harbor and the Heartland, Seventy Years On

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University of Kansas history professor Theodore Wilson commemorates the 70th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor  with a discussion of the immediate and lasting effects the attack had  on the nation and the Midwest.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
2:00pm @ Central Library

The images of the military destruction suffered on December 7, 1941, and the words that followed by President Franklin Roosevelt have been seared into the American collective consciousness, but what was the immediate impact on Midwesterners living thousands of miles away?

University of Kansas history professor Theodore Wilson commemorates the 70th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor with a discussion of the immediate and lasting effects the attack had on the nation and the Midwest.

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