Pearl Harbor Pt. 1: Hideki Tojo & Japanese Imperialism

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Eighty years ago, the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese fighter planes devastated the U.S. and spurred the nation into war. Join us for a special crossover between Dictators and Conspiracy Theories where we’ll analyze the event from all sides, starting with the life of Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo — a career militarist whose devotion to Japan thrust him into power. We’ll be back Wednesday with a Conspiracy Theories episode exploring how tensions between the U.S. and Japan reached a fever pitch as WWII broke out. 

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