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New Original Documentary PEARL HARBOR: THE ACCUSED Uncovers Startling New Revelations, Premiering December 5 on HBO Canada – Bell Media

New Original Documentary PEARL HARBOR: THE ACCUSED Uncovers Startling New Revelations, Premiering December 5 on HBO Canada

— November 24, 2016

TORONTO (November 24, 2016) – Seventy-five years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, HBO Canada presents a documentary that unearths fresh evidence about the tragic event in PEARL HARBOR: THE ACCUSED. The 90-minute,documentary, commissioned by Bell Media’s The Movie Network, makes its debut Monday, Dec. 5 at 9 p.m. ET, offering an in-depth account of the unfolding attack through rare, gripping archival footage of the day and in-the-moment dramatic reconstruction. Following its premiere on HBO Canada, the historical thriller is available on demand and on TMN GO the next day. PEARL HARBOR: THE ACCUSED reveals new insight into events leading up to the attack. The documentary focuses on the story of Admiral Husband Kimmel, who was stripped of his rank, forced into obscurity, and accused of negligence. Working with Pulitzer-nominated author Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan, the documentary has exclusive access to their forthcoming book, a journalistic investigation of Pearl Harbor based on startling new evidence from thousands of newly unearthed documents, letters, photos, and cooperation from Kimmel’s family. The film exposes U.S. intelligence and military mistakes that allowed the early warning signs of the attack to be missed, as well as Kimmel’s scapegoating. A Matter of Honor: Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family’s Quest for Justice will be published in Canada on November 29, 2016 by Harper Collins. PEARL HARBOR: THE ACCUSED is directed by Christopher Spencer (Race for the White House, Son of God), and executive produced by Alan Handel, Handel Productions Montreal) and (Tom Brisley, Arrow Media U.K.). For Bell Media, Production Executive is Robin Johnston. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Tracey Pearce is President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is President, Broadcasting and Content, Bell Media.