Our Back Pages: This Week in Print Over the Years
December 7, 2009 at 12:54PM
[image-1] Our Back Pages brings you tidbits of Nashville history from near and far, chronologically speaking.This week, we return to the fateful week of Dec. 7, 1941, as chronicled in the Nashville Banner. As the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor plunged America into a new reality, the war came home to Nashville in its earliest days.Even though the nation had been scrambling to get onto a war footing
for more than a year as German forces rolled across Europe, much of the
population continued to hope the U.S. could stay out of the conflict.