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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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