Comments for: The catastrophe that changed the US the most

Posted Dec. 06, 2013, at 6:03 a.m.
Last modified Dec. 06, 2013, at 10:28 a.m.

Since early November, scrappy debates have raged over the relative importance of the three catastrophes the United States has endured in the past three-quarters of a century. Which one changed America the most? The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, …

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