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Pearl Harbor - 24 hours after
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Monday, November 30, 2015
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History Channel documentary

December 7, 1941 will forever be remembered as the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, yet little has been revealed about President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first responses to the news of Japan's attack on U.S. soil on that day.

Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After offers a rare glimpse at the man behind the Presidency and how he confronted the enormous challenge of transitioning the United States from peacetime to war. Leading historians provide insights into the costs and consequences of these events in which thousands of Americans lost their lives. This two-hour program also discusses the treatment of Japanese Americans in the wake of the attack including the internment camps. Students will learn about the context in which the U.S. entered World War II, and will be able to explore FDR's Presidency and leadership during this tumultuous era in world history.

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