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History revisits Pearl Harbor with FDR doc

Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After will air on December 7 on History, and will tell the story of then-U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt's first response to the news of Japan's attack in 1941.
November 21, 2011

Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After will air on December 7 on History, and will tell the story of U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first response to the news of Japan’s attack in 1941.

The two-hour special, produced by Time Travel Unlimited, features exhaustive research and new information from the FDR Library to paint a detailed portrait of Roosevelt as he confronted the news of Pearl Harbor.

History’s one-off, which marks the 70th anniversary of the attack, features interviews with historian and author Steven M. Gillon, whose Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation Into War was recently released.

Carl H. Lindahl is executive producer for History, which was produced, written and directed by Anthony Giacchino for Time Travel Unlimited.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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