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WW1 Centennial News

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It's about WWI THEN: 100 Years ago this week;
It's about WWI NOW: The aftermath and perspective
It is fast, entertaining, wide ranging and informative.

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The Hello Girls Musical Cast Album photo

WW1 Centennial News for May 17, 2019 - Episode #123

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Highlights: Remembering WWI Veteran

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Germany Agrees to Sign Peace Treaty - Mike Shuster | @ 02:15
  • 100 Years Ago: The Treaty and the League as Viewed in America - Host | @ 06:50
  • War Memoirs From WWI: “Will Bird”  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 13:10
  • Back Over There: Italian Immigrants Serving in WWI - Luca Angeli | @ 18:50
  • Fleet Week New York 2019: The Site, the Events and the Social Media - Host | @ 27:15
  • Living Historians from the Cutter Olympia - Laura Adie & Kevin Smith | @ 28:10
  • “The Hello Girls Musical” Releases Cast Album - Cara Reichel, Peter Mills & Ben Moss | @ 37:15
  • Articles & Posts: Highlights from Dispatch - Host | @ 46:50

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #123 05/17/19

Navy NC-4 arrives in Lisbon, Portugal

WW1 Centennial News for May 10, 2019 - Episode #122

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Highlights: US Navy NC-4, first to fly Atlantic

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 years Ago: US Navy NC-4, first to fly Atlantic - Host | 02:06
  • Ultimatum to Germany: Sign or face renewed war - Mike Shuster | 16:35
  • War Memoirs from WWI: “Hervey Allen”  - Dr. Edward Lengel | 29:35
  • FREE WWI Genealogy Research Guide - Host | 26:00
  • Fleet Week New York 2019 - “Corky” Erie and Beth Baker | 27:25
  • Articles & Posts: Highlights from Dispatch - Host | 39:30

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #122 05/10/19

USS Recruit in Union Square, NY

WW1 Centennial News for May 3, 2019 - Episode #121

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Highlights: USS Recruit in Union Square

Episode #121

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:00
  • Threat of Reimposed Blockade on Germany - Mike Shuster | @ 14:35
  • War Memoirs from WWI: ‘Jack’ Idriess  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 18:35
  • Remembering Veterans: USS Recruit - Tom Frezza | @ 24:40
  • Events: AKC Museum of the Dog - Emily Brostek | @ 30:10
  • Education: “Who They Were” Project from Nashua, IA - Suzan Turner w/ Drew, Abby, Tyler, Jayne and Lucas | @ 35:25
  • Articles & Posts: Highlights from Dispatch - Host | @ 44:15

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #121 05/03/19

Congressional Medal of Honor

WW1 Centennial News for April 26, 2019 - Episode #120

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Highlights: Valor Medal Review Legislation

Episode #120

Host - Theo Mayer

  • April 1919 Popular Science Magazine - Host | @ 01:55
  • Reactions to Versailles Peace Treaty - Mike Shuster | @ 12:05
  • A Century in the Making: Memorial Update - Joe Weishaar | @ 17:05
  • WWI Valor Medal Review Legislation - Dr. Tim Westcott / Zach Austin | @ 25:45
  • Legless, Wingless Animals Serving in WWI - Leah Tams | @ 36:00
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlight - Host | @ 41:55

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #120 04/26/19

USS San Diego

WW1 Centennial News for April 19, 2019 - Episode #119

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Highlights: The Sinking of the USS San Diego

Episode #119

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:25
  • Germany Receives the Allied Dictates - Mike Shuster | @ 10:55
  • The Polar Bear Expedition - James Carl Nelson | @ 14:45
  • War Memoirs from WWI: Charles Carrington  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 22:10
  • May 2, 2019 Memorial at Cypress Hills Nat. Cemetery - Alain Dupuis | @ 27:55
  • The Sinking of the USS San Diego - Dr. Alexis Catsambis | @ 32:30
  • Minnesotan Doughboys Remembered - Susi Adler | @ 41:25
  • New Education Newsletter - Host | @ 49:55
  • Highlights from the Dispatch - Host | @ 51:10

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #119 04/19/19

Over There - George Cohen patriotic WWI anthem

WW1 Centennial News for April 12, 2019 - Episode #118

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Highlights: American Music In WWI

Episode #118

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:10
  • Peace Treaty Draft Goes To Print - Mike Shuster | @ 09:05
  • George Creel: Selling The War, Part 2 - Alan Axelrod | @ 12:55
  • War Memoirs from WWI: Florence Farmborough  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 24:20
  • “Hello Girls” Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 - Senator Jon Tester  | @ 30:00
  • New Website: American Music in WWI - Joshua Villanueva | @ 36:05
  • Featured from the Dispatch - Host | @ 44:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #118 04/12/19

George Creel: Chairman, Committee for Public Information

WW1 Centennial News for April 5, 2019 - Episode #117

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Highlights: George Creel, Selling The War

Episode #117

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:10
  • The Monroe Doctrine - Host | @ 06:40
  • April at the Paris Peace Conference - Mike Shuster | @ 10:05
  • War Memoirs from WWI: “Those We Loved” I.L. Read  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 14:00
  • George Creel: Selling The War, Part 1 - Alan Axelrod | @ 19:20
  • The Story of Helen Hagan - Yale News & Elizabeth Foxwell | @ 34:30
  • The Dispatch - Host | @ 43:50

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #117 04/05/19

Frank Buckles, The Last Doughboy

WW1 Centennial News for March 29, 2019 - Episode #116

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Highlights: Frank Buckles, The Last Doughboy!

Episode #116

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:15
  • Colonial Self Determination? - Mike Shuster | @ 11:35
  • Revisit Wilson’s 14 points - Host | @ 15:50
  • Doris Kellogg, Mechanic, Nurse, & more - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 20:10
  • Congressional Gold Medal for Hello Girls? - Host | @ 26:00
  • Valor Medal Review Task Force - Dr. Westcott & Ashlyn Weber | @ 27:40
  • Frank Buckles stimulates legacy - Ken Buckles | @ 33:45
  • Big Prize - TransAtlantic Flight - Host | @ 40:50
  • Dispatch highlights - Host | @ 44:00

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #116 03/29/19

Donut Girl, or Donut Lassie in tin helmet holding a pan of confections

WW1 Centennial News for March 22, 2019 - Episode #115

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Highlights - Congressional Medals & Donuts

Episode #115 

Host: Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:10
  • Mandates? Colonies by Another Name - Mike Shuster | @ 11:05
  • Donuts & the YMCA Volunteers - Patri O’Gan | @ 15:00
  • Suffragette Turned WWI Gov. Agent - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 21:20
  • Valor Medal Review Task Force - Zachary Austin | @ 27:00
  • Congressional Gold Medal for the Hello Girls - Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs | @ 33:00
  • National Medal of Honor Day 3/25 - Host | @ 41:20
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlights - Host | @ 43:55

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #115 03/22/19

Investor Walter Thompson selling his roadster for $100 cash after the 1929 crash

WW1 Centennial News for March 15, 2019 - Episode #114

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Highlights - The Great War / Great Depression Connection

Host: Theo Mayer

Episode #114 

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:00
  • Imperialism at the Peace Conference - Mike Shuster | @ 10:55
  • The Great War and the Great Depression Connection - Prof. Maury Klein | @ 15:15
  • A Pioneering American Woman Doctor in WWI - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 22:30
  • No Seat at the Table: Ireland - Host | @ 26:55
  • “Official Bulletin” Back Online - Host | @ 30:05
  • Cantata: And Crimson Roses Once Again Be Fair - Alejandro Valdez & Joseph Turrin | @ 32:55
  • Winner: 2019 Canine Hero of the Year - Host | @ 41:15
  • Speaking WWI: Dog Fight | @ 42:35

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #114 03/15/19

Fingerprint Girls of WW I

WW1 Centennial News for March 8, 2019 - Episode #113

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Highlights - Women's Diverse Roles

Host: Theo Mayer

Episode #113

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @02:15
  • Getting to a League Of Nations Draft - Mike Shuster | @10:35
  • Being Hospitalized in France - Dr. Edward Lengel | @14:30
  • “Digital Technology and the Sculptor’s Art” Part 2 - Host | @20:50
    Courtesy of the author: Traci Slatton
  • K9 Veterans Day and Our Poll | @35:15
  • Women’s Diverse Roles in WWI - Elizabeth Foxwell | @37:15
  • Hello Girls Documentary Update - Jim Theres | @45:05

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #113 03/08/19

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