Thinking Out Loud: Pearl Harbor Memories

Dec 14, 2016

The attack on Pearl Harbor was 75 years ago last week. With fewer folks alive each year who personally remember the tragedy of December 7, 1941 now seemed like a good time to listen to some memories of and reactions to The Day of Infamy.

Lt. George A. Whiteman in cockpit of airplane shortly before his death at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1942. Whiteman was the first Missourian killed in World War II. Hear Pearl Harbor memories from Bowling Green, Missouri's Robert Ray Walker on this week's Thinking Out Loud.
Credit State Historical Society of Missouri


Thanks to Jeff Corrigan from the State Historical Society of Missouri, and KBIA's Nathan Lawrence and Braden Kobeski for their help with the audio for this program.

Audio for this program came form The State Historical Society of Missouri's Oral History Collection and The United States Library of Congress American Memory project.

This program originally aired on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

Listen for new episodes of Thinking Out Loud each Tuesday evening at 6:30 on KBIA 91.3FM.