How I Didn't Shoot Eisenhower

Laing, Alexander
August 1973
New Republic;8/18/73, Vol. 169 Issue 7/8, p12
Presents the experience of the author on interviewing politicians and digging out political issues in the U.S. Need of being cautious in answering various questions; Report that after the Pearl Harbor war, annoyed by the behavior of the House Un-American Activities Committee toward writers in Hollywood, he drew up a petition that the group be transferred to other committees of the House; Experience of the author with the Federal Bureau of Investigation man; Need for awareness on various American activities.


Related Articles

  • Arizona Survivor. Chorlian, Meg // Cobblestone;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p30 

    An interview is presented with Don Stratton, a member of the U.S. Navy who was serving on the USS Arizona when it exploded during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 1941.

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor. Pfaff, Rachel // Current Events;5/5/2008, Vol. 107 Issue 25, p4 

    The article presents an interview with Mike Ostanoski, a witness to the December 7, 1941 attack of Pearl Harbor. When asked how old he was when he went into the Army, he said that he joined in 1939 and chose to serve in Hawaii. He said that he was there for two years, and was due to go home on...

  • From Interview to Manuscript: Three Ways to Transcribe and Shape Your Oral History. Gourley, Catherine // Writing;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p10 

    Offers advice on transcribing and shaping oral history interviews. Manuscript entitled 'Coming to Terms with the Holocaust...and the Prejudice at Home'; Points of view; Interviewee David Minter's recollection of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Sharing the information.

  • Portfolio Activity.  // Writing;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p12 

    Interviews Robert F. Ochs, a Marine in the South Pacific during World War II, regarding the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Number of men in his squad who were wounded and killed; Death of a scouting man who stepped on a mine field; Delivery of his body to his parents.

  • UTAH'S TRAGIC ORDEAL. GRAVES, ROBERT // Sea Classics;Nov2011, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p56 

    An interview with Pearl Harbor survivor Robert E. Graves is presented. When asked about how loud the torpedo explosions were during the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, he mentions that the explosion has shuddered and shivered their ship. He also notes planes were strafing after the torpedo drop...

  • Pearl Harbor, Microdots, and J. Edgar Hoover (Book Review). Bratzel, John F.; Rout Jr., Leslie B. // American Historical Review;Dec82, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p1342 

    Investigates how the alleged incompetence of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under Director J. Edgar Hoover contributed to the failure of various intelligence agencies to predict the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Contents of a microdot message...

  • In the Crosshairs of THE JAPANESE. Young, Randy // World War II;Dec2005, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p46 

    Presents an interview with U.S. Navy radioman Harry Meade about the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941. Reason he was compelled to enlist in the U.S. Navy even before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; Information on how he got assigned to the naval air station at Pearl Harbor's Ford...

  • PT-BOAT OFFICER in the Pacific. O'Brien, Francis A. // World War II;Jan2003, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p54 

    Interviews former U.S. Navy Lieutenant Robert Ankers about his experiences with patrol torpedo (PT) boats and his radar specialty. Description of his experience when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941; Difference between the Elco and Higgins boats; Number of PT boats assigned...

  • 'I'm American, No Matter What!' Hatanaka, Akari // Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/23/2004, Vol. 82 Issue 24, p5 

    Interviews Lilly Yuriko T. Hatanaka, a Japanese-American who lived at an internment camp in after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Her reaction when she became a prisoner at an internment camp in Santa Anita, California; Experience in living at Camp 3 in Poston,...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics