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What Choice Did Sony Have?

by Dish Staff Frank Rich feels that that Sony’s hand was forced: We are witnessing, in Alan Dershowitz’s phrase, the “Pearl Harbor of the First Amendment.” But this story is far bigger than the threat to the First Amendment. And the vituperation being aimed at Sony for canceling the film’s release — coming from both […]

Alan Dershowitz on Sony Hack: It’s ‘Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment’

last weekNews : Mediaite

Alan Dershowitz used some particularly strong language on CNN tonight to talk about the Sony hacking, believed to have originated in North Korea, calling it "Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment."

Today in Media History: The first Bill of Rights Day came just after Pearl Harbor attack

Bill of Rights Day was established on December 15, 1941 to mark the document‘s 150th anniversary. A few weeks earlier the media probably assumed this would be a typical history/anniversary story, but everything changed after the attack...Show More Summary

O.C.-area Pearl Harbor survivors group holds its last gathering

The three elderly men walked slowly to the front of the American Legion hall and settled into a row of chairs by the podium. They wore Hawaiian shirts, and white pants and shoes, and the words emblazoned on each of their caps noted their place in history: Pearl Harbor Survivor.

Two U.S. Navy Contractors Killed by Falling Buoy at Pearl Harbor Facility

Two civilian contractors were killed Wednesday after being hit by a falling five-ton buoy at Pearl Harbor's Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility. The post Two U.S. Navy Contractors Killed by Falling Buoy at Pearl Harbor Facility appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Check Out The Crucial Changes FDR Made To His "Day Of Infamy" Speech

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Franklin Roosevelt crafted his rousing "Day of Infamy" speech. Looking at the first draft, you can see the few annotations and edits he made to it, including some vital alterations that made all the difference. Read more...

Pearl Harbor Was Bad, But What About All The Good Things The Chinese Have Done?

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

I’m not saying that we shouldn’t honor Pearl Harbor or the people that died, but to combat anti-Chinese sentiment and dispel racist attitudes that crop up this time of year.

Gamergate Tries To Convince Indie Devs of IndieCade & IGF’s “Corruption,” Indie Devs Are Like LOL NOPE

2 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

Gamergate announced a big new op yesterday because it was the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, and they have an over-inflated sense of self-importance. Their plan? Convince indie developers that the Independent Games Festival and IndieCade are colluding with corrupt developers. Because Ethics In Games Journalism. Sadly for Gamergate, it's not going over so well.

Pearl Harbor Bombing Put Crackpot Idea to Split California on Hold

It may come as a surprise that the idea to truncate California into multiples states has been around for over 160 years. What may be more surprising is that the bombing of Pearl Harbor, which Sunday marked its 73 rd anniversary, has a role in why the far-fetched idea has never come to fruition. Show More Summary

With Pearl Harbor attack 73 years in the past, Japan to vote on its future

2 weeks agoNews : The Great Debate

From the ashes of the war, the United States and Japan have forged an unlikely alliance that has weathered many storms. Today it is more important than ever before.

Today in Media History: FDR delivers his World War II ‘Infamy’ speech

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

President Franklin Roosevelt began writing his December 8th “Infamy” speech on December 7th, 1941. On Sunday, December 8th, millions of radio listeners first heard the news about Pearl Harbor. In his speech, FDR asked Congress for aShow More Summary

Morning Reads: Southern Dems Demise, OK Cafe Damaged, Chick-fil-A Peach Matchup

National Is this the end for Southern Democrats? Maybe that’s why the President got indigestion. Mismanagement at Pearl Harbor Protests over police killings turn violent. Rolling Stone can’t make up its mind on who’s to blame in the UVA assault story. Show More Summary

Pearl Harbor survivors gather 73 years later

Of the nine remaining survivors of the USS Arizona, four gathered at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii Sunday to mark 73 years since the attack. #460111232 / gettyimages.com All of the men are in their 90s, and each one agreed that this wouldn't be their last reunion. Show More Summary

Pearl Harbor: “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”

After gathering information about the background of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Japan’s expansionist actions in the late 1930s, students are tasked with being advisors to President Franklin Roosevelt to help him fashion a response and best course of action to address the shock of the destruction at Pearl Harbor.

FROM THE COMMENTS OVER AT ACE’S some Pearl Harbor Day thoughts. During the 3-1/2 years of World W…

FROM THE COMMENTS OVER AT ACE’S some Pearl Harbor Day thoughts. During the 3-1/2 years of World War 2 that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and ended with the Surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, “We the People of the U.S.A.” produced the following: 22 aircraft carriers, 8 […]

On Pearl Harbor Day, Boston Globe Says US Should ‘Hero-Worship’ Community Organizers, Not GIs

December 7th is a day that most Americans take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform as they look back on the Japanese surprise attack on the naval base at Pearl Harbor, … Continue reading ?

Remembering Pearl Harbor and the Survivors

We cannot let this day, December 7, pass without mentioning that it is the 73rd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack and without paying honor to the relatively few survivors of that dastardly attack. On that day, almost 2,400 soldiers, sailors and Marines were killed (68 civilian also lost their lives) and 1,178 military and [...]Show More Summary

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