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"Pearl Harbor": President Says Impossible Mission Can Be Done

The movie Pearl Harbor, which blends history and fiction, is about the Japanese attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt (played by Jon Voight), seated in his wheelchair, gathers his cabinet in the War Room of the White House. He is desperate for answers on how the U.S. can strike back. He speaks to the gathered advisors: "We're on the ropes, gentlemen. That's why we have ...

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