As the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor nears, December 7, Mark revisits his interview with historian Marty Morgan on “Conspiracy theories: JFK and Pearl Harbor.” They discuss Lee Harvey Oswald, the new JFK documents that have been released and conspiracy theories that have revolved around the Pearl Harbor attack.
Photo: The USS Arizona burning after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
About Historian Marty Morgan
Martin K.A. Morgan specializes in American and military history, and has been leading battlefield tours around the world since 2002. He is the author of Down To Earth: The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Normandy and The Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion.
Marty contributes frequently to World War II Quarterly, Shooting Illustrated and The American Rifleman and has also contributed to Aviation History, World War II, World War II History, and Armchair General. He has appeared regularly on Discovery, National Geographic, History, The Smithsonian Channel, and The Military Channel/The American Heroes Channel as an expert on subjects ranging from D-Day to Pearl Harbor to how whiskey, Christmas, and chocolate changed history.
He has extensive experience in public history, having worked as both a park ranger and museum professional. He holds a BA in history from the University of Alabama, an MA in history from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and is currently a history doctoral candidate at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.