Seventy-five years ago: Pearl Harbor … ‘America united!’

The Kansas City Star published this editorial on Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. At the time, The Star was an afternoon newspaper. That day’s morning edition, then known as The Kansas City Times, was the first paper published after the Sunday surprise attack.

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Pearl Harbor survivor Earl Wanbaugh remembers Dec. 7, 1941

At 98 years old, Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Earl Wanbaugh of Independence vividly remembers 75 years ago, when the Japanese attacked on Dec. 7, 1941.
John Sleezer and Matt Campbell The Kansas City Star
Pearl Harbor survivor Earl Wanbaugh remembers Dec. 7, 1941 2:53

Pearl Harbor survivor Earl Wanbaugh remembers Dec. 7, 1941

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Missouri coach Kim Anderson speaks after defeating Miami (Ohio)

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Trump announces huge investment and job creation in U.S. by Sprint's parent company

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From the Frozen Tundra to KC, tips for Chiefs fans on staying warm