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Guest column, Brian Olson: 80 years ago, these kids heard the news America was attacked
Brian Olson
Brian Olson is a Gainesville resident who spent 35 years in broadcast journalism and corporate communications, much of it in the area of commercial and military aviation and aerospace.
Dec. 7, 1941, “A date which will live in infamy” — the words spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Congress as he declared war on Japan for the attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago. For tens of thousands of young Americans, their lives changed forever.