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World War II / Pearl Harbor Anniversary (Part II) #132947

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike von Fremd) Question of whether the two commanders at Pearl Harbor, Admiral Husband Kimmel and General Walter Short, were to blame for not being ready for the attack reexamined; scenes shown of Japanese air attack. [Ned KIMMEL, Dean SHORT - talk about the dereliction of duty charges against their fathers.] [In 1944, Husband KIMMEL, Walter SHORT - say they were made scapegoats.] [Admiral William CROWE - hopes the injustice will be corrected.] Letter from the White House to Kimmel quoted. Support for reconsideration of plight of Kimmel and Short noted.

Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike

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