Our view: Did you forget it’s Pearl Harbor day?

December 6, 2012 at 6:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day gets lost, forgotten. The mail comes just like on any other day; all government offices are open; and no one pegs a mattress sale or some other promotion to the holiday, never mind how close it may be to Hanukkah or Christmas. On a calendar with squares already devoted to Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Sept. 11 and more, today, Dec. 7, the “date which will live in infamy,” as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt once so boldly declared, risks being forgotten entirely by time.
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