Art Montagne in Honolulu, 1940; his letter to his mom, December 1941; and the American destroyer USS Shaw exploding during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Renee Montagne / Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

My dad witnessed the horror of Pearl Harbor firsthand. But his letters never let on

By Renee Montagne/NPR

One letter, postmarked “Pearl Harbor December 11”, is stamped: “Passed by naval censor.”

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Pa. Senate election probe contract doesn’t say if the public will see the results, among other things

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