Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: TO CLARIFY, FDR did not ask Japan to attack Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, which brought the U.S. into World War II, and Eisenhower was a Republican who started aiding South Vietnam...

Let's call the exterminator

...it was way across the ocean. Horribly and thankfully, we were pulled into World War II by the undeniable attack on Pearl Harbor, or we might never have entered the war at all.The champion of appeasement at that time was British Prime Minister...

Masters took break during World War II

...Augusta National and the Masters to shut down operations after World War II began.Five months after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the Masters went on as scheduled. Byron Nelson defeated Ben Hogan in an 18-hole playoff.Bobby...

They're busy shoveling

...including some Democrats. When you attack an enemy it should be total and without mercy ? like the World Trade Center and Pearl Harbor, remember?Lastly, the next president will face a financial mess, created by none other than Obama. In addition...

Army recruiters absent from Augusta when Japanese struck at Pearl Harbor

...America ? reacted quickly to the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.Our mayor at the time ? a building supply owner...closed its Augusta recruiting office a month before Pearl Harbor pushed us into World War II.

The next 20 years: Delph exercise helps people bring future into focus

...to Sunday school in the back of an Army truck early on Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941. We witnessed the attack on Pearl Harbor. It is a day I will never forget. Some scholars have listed Dec. 7, 1941, as the most important single day for...

Prominence of breaking news rarely arguable

...town in Oklahoma on the day of Pearl Harbor. Editors are pitching their best...because the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor. The meeting leader ? I can't...interrupts, alternately saying that Pearl Harbor was bombed or the president has...

Rants & Raves

...THE grand jury decisions in Fergu son and New York City. I WAS PLEASED TO see that Bill Kirby said something about Pearl Harbor. He said that Augusta was ill prepared just like the rest of the country. It made me think about how ill prepared...

What Is It?

...all but halted in the United States after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and car plants were converted to help the war effort...Plymouth appears: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (2000), Pearl Harbor (2001), Racing With the Moon (1984) and Big Sleep...

Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo sealed Japan's doom.Incidentally, the best book on the subject is probably Pearl Harbor: The Verdict of History, by Gordon W. Prange.Perhaps by stretching your minds out to the future, you may be...