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Man reading war news aboard streetcar. San Francisco, California

[Detail] Reading war news aboard streetcar. San Francisco, California


Collection Overview

After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, presents interviews of people from throughout the United States on their feelings after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. These tapes, which were done over a series of several months by the staff of what is now the American Folklife Center, also include opinions on other events of the day including racial discrimination, labor disputes and the decision to go to war.

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