NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1991
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(Pearl Harbor: Tom Brokaw) The legacy of war that began for the US at Pearl Harbor featured; 1940s scenes shown to illustrate the changes that took place in American society. [Veteran Elmer HOLMES - praises the G.I. bill.] [Riveter Betty MURPHY - talks about the role of working women.] Excerpts shown from 1950s television coverage of the Cold War days, including Senator Joseph McCarthy. [Author Studs TERKEL - talks about the Cold War era.] [Historian David McCULLOUGH - says United States history becomes world history at 1945.] Role of blacks during and after the war reviewed. [Former Tuskegee airman pilot Alexander JEFFERSON - talks about the society blacks returned to.] More wartime footage shown.