Kingston, Rhode Island-November 18, 2015-Veteran Hollywood film and television star Tom Selleck, star of CBS’ Blue Bloods and who came to popularity as Magnum, P.I. (1980-1988) has agreed to narrate the 17th documentary film produced by the non-profit World War II Foundation tentatively titled Living in Infamy: Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later
Selleck, a veteran himself, served as a soldier in the 160th Infantry Regiment of the California Army National Guard from 1967–1973.
“Obviously Tom Selleck has deep ties to Hawaii and the story of Pearl Harbor by visit buy Propecia online Magnum, P.I,” said World War II Foundation Chairman Tim Gray. “Tom has also been involved in major motion pictures such as Midway and in television series such as Ike: Countdown to D-Day, where he played Allied Supreme Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower in World War II. Tom certainly knows his WWII history. He was the person I wanted most to narrate the Pearl Harbor documentary,” Gray commented. “He has the perfect voice for the film.”
The documentary on Pearl Harbor will be donated to American Public Television (PBS) for nationally airing in December of 2016, in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks and America’s entry into World War II. The film includes:
Interviews with Pearl Harbor survivors conducted by the World War II Foundation
Interview with the world’s leading Pearl Harbor Historian Daniel Martinez
Interview with Barbara Kotinek, who was six years old on December 7, 1941 and living at Pearl Harbor with her family.
Rare interview with Japanese pilot Mitsuo Fuchida, flight leader of the attack on Pearl Harbor
Filming on location at Pearl Harbor
Interviews with other veterans and their recollections of where they were when they heard about the attack on December 7, 1941
The World War II Foundation has produced 15 WWII films to date, with four more scheduled for release in 2016, including the Pearl Harbor anniversary film.
WWII Foundation films rank in the top five of most requested programs nationally by PBS stations and have also begun airing overseas in countries such as China, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, France and Australia.