Saturday, September 10, 2011

"Don't Remember Pearl Harbor"

"As UC Irvine historian Emily Rosenberg explained it in her book 'A Date Which Will Live,' historical memory is not fixed. Lessons that seem crucial at one point can be ignored at another. Memory, even of the most unforgettable events, is unstable and can be transformed by new circumstances."

Jon Wiener in the Los Angeles Times looks back to 1951 and the tenth anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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