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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • At Manzanar, fishing was the great escape

    At Manzanar, fishing was the great escape
    Sets Tomita pauses at Manzanar's southwest boundary and scans the high desert wistfully. It's his first visit to this precise location since the World War II- era detention facility for Japanese Americans closed in 1945. The guard tower is gone, but...
  • 'The Pacific's' Tom Hanks: The right wing's new boogeyman

     
    Poor Tom Hanks. He was purring along, sounding like a younger version of Hal Holbrook in Douglas Brinkley's positively reverent Time magazine cover story--the one where Brinkley calls Hanks "American history's highest-profile professor"--until the...
  • Art review: Oakland Museum of California

     
    OAKLAND --When the Oakland Museum of California unveiled its sprawling and distinctive new building for art, history and natural sciences 41 years ago -- a terraced, walled-garden structure that became an instant national landmark -- a review in The...
  • Wednesday’s TV Highlights: 'Criminal Minds' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 16 - 22 in PDF format This week's TV Movies FAMILY MAN: The team hunts a serial killer (Tim Curry) in Los Angeles who targets families in the season......
  • An altered line of succession to President Obama: A new No. 3

     
    Another Hawaiian, Daniel Inouye, now enters the line of presidential succession....
  • 'It was an endless day ... I expected to die any minute'

    'It was an endless day ... I expected to die any minute'
    First of two parts Daniel L. Curatola grew up in south Bethlehem, the son of Italian immigrants. He graduated from Liberty High School in 1938 and worked at the Bethlehem Globe-Times. The Army drafted him on the day after the Pearl Harbor attack. A...
  • 'Australia'

    "Australia" offers everything from a cattle drive to Nicole Kidman's rendition of "Over the Rainbow" to hordes of Japanese Zeros zeroing in on screaming children during the early 1942 attack on Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory, two months after...
  • 'We've got to get the shells to the guns!'

    'We've got to get the shells to the guns!'
    Warren G.H. Peters left Slatington High School in 1940 to join the Army. He signed up for the artillery and later that year shipped out for the Hawaiian island of Oahu. He was a 20-year-old private first class when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on...
  • Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized crime

    Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized crime
    Sgt. Willie Burns had a Tommy gun on the bench in front of him when his 18 handpicked candidates arrived at the 77th Street station on the edge of Watts. It was a cool evening in November 1946, and the men came in topcoats and hats. Burns wore his low,...
  • 'Get the shark's mouth on here'

    'Get the shark's mouth on here'
    Chris R. Showalter, son of a PPL lineman in Lancaster, joined the Army Air Forces after the Pearl Harbor attack. Today, the 84-year-old Salisbury Township resident remembers serving with the Flying Tigers in China. Showalter's story begins as he arrives...
  • Visitor center planned for USS Arizona Memorial

    The USS Arizona Memorial, the final resting place for many of the battleship's 1,177 crew members who died Dec. 7, 1941, in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, is the most popular tourist attraction in Hawaii. Now a $52-million visitor center is planned,...
  • UCLA Awards Honorary Degrees to WWII Internees

    UCLA Awards Honorary Degrees to WWII Internees
    WESTWOOD-- Diplomas were given to Japanese-Americans whose college educations were derailed when they were forced into internment camps during World War II. The honorary degrees were distributed Saturday in a cap and gown ceremony in Schoenberg Hall,...