Most folks who weren’t yet adults when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on this date in 1941 have little or no knowledge of the rampant isolationism among the American populace in those days.
Most of these folks are familiar with Charles Lindbergh only as a legendary aviator – not as a leader of a vigorous antiwar campaign (above).
A couple of years ago, the Washington Post published THIS COLUMN about Pearl Harbor, including this passage:
The attack persuaded Americans to support entering part of the war, not all of it. Before Pearl Harbor, the United States was largely isolationist, and there ...