Courtesy Charles Briner and the “Time and the Valleys Museum”. https://www.recordonline.com/story/news/2020/11/16/pearl-harbor-historian-discusses-japans-relationship-u-s/6068281002/?for-guid=7a1b0fee-e30e-424d-a0b8-b36503d91324&utm_source=recordonline-Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily_briefing&utm_term=list_article_headline
GRAHAMSVILLE – Join the Time and the Valleys Museum for an on-line virtual program: Events that Lead to the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor on Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
Military historian Charles Breiner will discuss Japan’s relationship with the United States, starting with Commodore Mathew Perry’s visit to Japan in 1853 until the war with the United States began on December 7, 1941. Topics include Japanese transformation from a feudal system to a modern industrialized military power, the first Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese seizure of Manchuria in 1931, the Second Sino-Japanese War, and an explanation of how President Roosevelt maneuvered Japan into going to war with the United States. [my emphasis]
Curiously published 11/16, but event was 11/15.