Can Americans ever be united against foes? - 05-10


A daily question returns to this writer’s mind: What would it take to unite the American people as we approach the third decade of the 21st century? Most Americans were united in a common effort to defeat the Japan and Nazi Germany after the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Yet, even a day before that ‘day of infamy,’ there were prominent leaders in the U.S., including Henry Ford and Charles Lindberg, who favored working with Hitler.