Reader wants to set the record straight

 

December 14, 2023



In the last issue we published a syndicated column distributed by the Prairie Doc organization which quoted President Teddy Roosevelt as having said Dec. 7, 1941, was a day that would live in infamy.

Elsie Grummert made a special trip to the newspaper office to chide us for not catching and correcting the error. She remembered hearing President Franklin Roosevelt say that in a speech broadcast nationwide over the radio. Elsie was 14 and attending high school at the time. All of the students gathered in the school’s study hall to listen to the radio broadcast. She said they all realized their l...



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