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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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Soldiers confront black man during 1919 Red Summer Race riots

WW1 Centennial News for July 22, 2019 - Episode #132

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Highlights: Red Summer Riots 1919 

Episode #132

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Red Summer Riots - Dr. Jeffrey Sammons | @02:10
  • Great War Project: Retrospective - Mike Shuster | @15:15
  • Introducing the A.E.F. Memorial Corps - Host | @25:15
  • New Digital Download: Hello Girls Single - Host | @27:35
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @31:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #132 07/22/19

Sabin Howard with full scale armature for memorial sculpture

WW1 Centennial News for July 15, 2019 - Episode #131

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Highlights: Monumental Scale! 

Episode #131

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Let Me Count The Ways - host | @02:15
  • A Century In The Making - Sabin Howard | @14:40
  • Education: NHD WWI History Award Winner - Tim Proskauer | @25:25
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @37:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #131 07/15/19

An army truck stuck in the mud during the BIG road trip

WW1 Centennial News for July 5, 2019 - Episode #130

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Highlights: Ike’s Big Road Trip

Episode #130

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week: Ike’s Big Road Trip - Host |@ 01:50
  • Remembering Veterans: Veterans History Project - Col Karen Lloyd USA (ret.) |@ 11:15
  • Spotlight On the media: Ernst Jünger Documentary - Elsa Minisini |@ 22:20
  • Articles & Posts - Weekly Dispatch - Host |@ 33:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #130 07/05/19

The 4th of July, 1919 Washington DC theme was "A World At Peace"

WW1 Centennial News for June 28, 2019 - Episode #129

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Highlights: 4th of July, 1919

Episode #129

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 4th of July, 1919 - Host |@ 02:05
  • Extra Extra: The Treaty is signed - Mike Shuster |@ 08:40
  • The WWrite Blog - Dr. Jennifer Orth-Veillon |@ 14:00
  • Bladensburg Peace Cross - Host |@ 25:50
  • Articles & Posts - Host |@ 31:15

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #129 06/28/19

Signing the Peace Treaty at Versailles

WW1 Centennial News for June 21, 2019 - Episode #128

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Special Edition
Making Peace: Harder than Making War?

Host - Theo Mayer

This special edition is dedicated to exploring the Paris Peace Negotiations and the resulting Treaty of Versailles. For our exploration, we are joined by an extraordinary panel of guests including:

  • Military Historian, Sir Hew Strachan
  • Professor of International History, Margaret MacMillan
  • Woodrow Wilson Biographer, Professor Patricia O’Toole
  • American History Author, Garrett Peck
  • Citizen Historian and Artist, Katherine Akey
  • Former NPR Correspondent and WWI blogger, Mike Shuster

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #128 06/21/19

Cover of last issue of WWI Stars and Stripes

WW1 Centennial News for June 14, 2019 - Episode #127

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Highlights: Stars and Stripes

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Aftermath of WWI Perspective - Host | @ 02:25
  • Stars And Stripes Last WWI Issue - Host | @ 04:15
  • Insights into Stripes - Robert H. Reid | @ 06:45
  • Preserving the Stripes’ Legacy - Laura Meyer & Sue Mayo | @ 10:05
  • Germany in Shock at Peace Treaty - Mike Shuster | @ 13:55
  • War Memoirs From WWI: “John Lucy” - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 18:15
  • WWI Genealogy Research Guide Update - Host | @ 23:50
  • American POWs in WWI - Col Greg Eanes, (USAF ret.) | @ 25:30
  • Mobile WWI Museum Update - Keith Colley | @ 32:20
  • Dispatch Highlights - Host | @ 40:15

More...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #127 06/14/19

1919 Classroom 94% of American over 14 could read.

WW1 Centennial News for June 07, 2019 - Episode #126

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Highlights: Teaching & Learning WWI

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Lafayette, Here We Go Again - Host | @ 02:15
  • Killing the Angel of Peace - Mike Shuster | @ 07:15
  • War Memoirs From WWI: “Siegfried Sassoon”  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 11:30
  • Updates From The States: Hawaii - Col. Arthur Tulak (ret.) | @ 17:20
  • Education in 1919 - Host | @ 25:15
  • WWI Educator’s Tool Kits - Dr. Jennifer Zoebelein | @ 28:15
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - Ron Nash | @ 36:25

More...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #126 06/07/19

Storefront promoting the women's Suffrage

WW1 Centennial News for May 31, 2019 - Episode #125

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Highlights: The Centennial of Suffrage

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Making Peace: Who Will Save Armenia? - Mike Shuster | @ 03:00
  • War Memoirs From WWI: “Ernst Jünger”  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 07:10
  • 100 Years Ago: Women’s Suffrage, The Cliff Notes - Host | @ 11:50
  • Raising Money for the Memorial - Phil Mazzara | @ 19:40
  • Introducing the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission - Rebecca Kleefish | @ 28:40
  • Articles & Posts: Highlights from Dispatch - Host | @ 37:45

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #125 05/31/19

Ottoman Empire Map

WW1 Centennial News for May 24, 2019 - Episode #124

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Highlights: The Imperial Hubris of Mandates

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years ago: The Imperial Hubris of Mandates - Host | @ 01:55
  • The Fate of The Ottoman Empire - Mike Shuster | @ 09:45
  • War Memoirs From WWI: “Edmund Blunden”  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 13:55
  • Commission News: Fleet Week Update - Host | @ 19:45
  • Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence - Dr. Kate Clark-Lemay | @ 21:10
  • Erie County WWI Remembrance -  Mary Jane Koenig | @ 28:40
  • Articles & Posts: Highlights from Dispatch - Host | @ 34:35

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #124 05/24/19

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

More...

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

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