On the morning of December 7th, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the U.S. Naval Military base at Pearl Harbor. On December 8th, the day after, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war against Japan, dragging us firmly into World War II.
In this amazing video uploaded to YouTube by Chubachus, local residents voice their comments and concerns about the declaration of war.
“Man on the street “audio interviews with people in New York City regarding their reactions to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 8, 1941. Recorded by Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin for the Library of Congress.