Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Modern Technology Keeps History of Pearl Harbor Alive-- Part 1
From the December 7, 2016, Chicago Tribune by Nancy Colton Webster.
The eyewitnesses to that attack are fewer and fewer with each passing year. But, many are leaving their stories via technology for future generations.
Technology not dreamed of in 1941 makes it possible to retell those stories in new and exciting ways showing film footage, photos and audio from that day.
"The interesting thing in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack -- the government censored the showing of any images so as not to alarm to the tremendous extent of the damage to our fleet, said James B. Lane, professor emeritus of history at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.