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WW1 Centennial News

Podcast Logo 440WWI Centennial News is a weekly video podcast, recorded with a live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday.
It's about WWI THEN: 100 Years ago this week;
It's about WWI NOW: The Centennial and commemoration
It is fast, entertaining, wide ranging and informative.

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday June 21, 2017

The Americans ArriveThe Americans Arrive In France

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Highlights:

  • Introduction: Espionage and Sedition Acts | @00:45

  • Guest: Mike Shuster “Where Are The Americans?” | @02:15

  • Feature: Going big on the air war | @06:45

  • War In the Sky: the “Flying Circus” | @10:15

  • Feature: The StoryTeller & The Historian - Americans arrive | @12:45

  • Commission: Memorial restoration matching grant deadline extension | @18:45

  • Guest: Courtland Jindra - Victory Memorial Grove project profile | @19:50

  • Q? Who said: “Lafayette We Are Here!” | @27:00

  • Feature: National History Day prize winners | @28:40

  • Media: Cylinder recording archive | @32:30

  • Media: Wonder Woman - Again? | @34:30

  • Honors: Capt. James Miller - Distinguished flying cross 99 years after | @35:45

  • Q? What is the Ghost Fleet? | @36:30

  • Social Media: The 11 soldier sons of Ike Sims | @39:30

And much more…

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #25 6/21/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday June 14, 2017

USMC Aviator Ralph TalbotUSMC Aviator Ralph Talbot

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Highlights

  • 100 Year Ago: Flag Day 1917 like no other |@ 00:45

  • 100 Year Ago: First Liberty Bond drive big success |@ 02:30

  • Guest: Mike Shuster - Pershing Arrives in Europe |@ 09:15

  • Guests: Eileen Dumont & Paul Callens on Ralph Talbot |@ 13:00

  • Feature: The Storyteller and The Historian: on the selective service |@  19:00

  • PTSD Month: Charles Whittlesey’s Suicide |@ 26:45

  • Education: Edu-Newsletter “Animals at War” comes out |@ 28:30

  • Feature: The Violin of Private Howard |@ 32:15

  • Media: Wonder Woman - Three theories on why it’s set in WW1 |@ 34:00

  • Instagram: Pershing Pic hit on social media |@ 39:00

And much more….

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #24 6/14/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday June 6, 2017

Miner loading explosives under enemy linesMiners Loaded 1 million tons of TNT under German lines

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Highlights

  • Official Bulletin: Ships, planes, wood, film, and phones |@ 03:00

  • Guest: Mike Shuster on the big explosion on the Messine Ridge. |@ 10:00

  • The Storyteller & The Historian: George Cohan’s “Over There” turn 100 |@ 14 :00

  • Events: Virginia WW1 Reenactment Day |@ 20:30

  • Special: PTSD awareness month |@ 21:30

  • Guest - 100C/100M: Dr. Steve Kelly on Brownwood texas Post 196 project |@ 28:00

  • Guest: Roy Steinberg on the play “Billy Bishop Goes To War”|@ 33:30

and much more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #23 6/07/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday May 31, 2017

17 05 31 thumbYoung recruit heads to the training camps

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Highlights

  • Official Bulletin: War bonds, fake news, prostitutes, shoes, trucks and draft dodgers |@ 01:00

  • Guest: Mike Shuster on the low enthusiasm, Creel, 4 minutes men and arrests for disagreeing with the government. |@ 07:15

  • War In The Sky: Profile Raynal Bolling |@ 11:00

  • Events: Memorial day retrospective |@ 14:00

  • States: NY “Beyond The Trenches”, Eternal Light - relit, IN - Aaron Fisher, PA - Big boom at Eddystone |@ 15:15

  • Guest: Dr. Cathy Gorn - executive director of National History Day |@ 19:00

  • Guest: Donna Crisp National Vice Chair of Commemorative Events for the 100th Anniversary of WWI for the DAR. |@ 25:15

And more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #22 5/31/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday May 24, 2017

French Soldiers in mutinyFrench Soldiers in mutiny

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Highlights:

  • Bulletin: Hear headlines and stories from the “Official Bulletin” |@ 02:15
  • Guest: Mike Shuster on the mutinies in France |@ 06:15
  • America’s WW1 Memorial: what CFA approval means from Edwin Fountain |@ 10:35
  • Memorial Day: History, significance, observance and links to activities |@ 12:00
  • States: Indiana article on Opha May Johnson, Alabama on National League for Woman’s Service |@ 14:30
  • Education: National History Day |@ 16:15
  • Media Spotlight: Robert Laplander / Doughboy MIA in the news |@ 19:00
  • Guest: Richard Rubin on his new book: “Back Over There” |@ 20:45
  • Guests: John Brancy and Peter Dugan on their WW1 music album |@ 25:30

Much more...

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #21 5/24/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday May 17, 2017

17 05 17 thumb baseballTake me out to the ball game

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Highlights:

  • New Feature: Now publishing the 1917 Official Bulletin daily at ww1cc.org/bulletin | @ 00:45
  • History: “You want to send American troops to FRANCE!?!” | @ 05:00
  • Big News: National WW1 Memorial gets nod and OK from CFA | @ 11:30
  • Helping out: Peer-to-peer fundraising video for Memorial day | @ 12:30
  • Sports: Randy Mobley - President of the International League | @ 15:00
  • Education: St. Mary’s University, Texas students making WW1 Mini Docs | @ 22:15
  • Theater: New WW1 play in Los Angeles | @ 24:15
  • Television: Nat Geo TV WW1 Special to air Memorial Day weekend | @ 25:00
  • Music: 369th experience | @ 25:45

Much more...

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #20 5/17/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday May 10, 2017

WW1 MothersWW1 Mothers and their doughboys

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Highlights:

  • Feature: Mothers in WW1 | @ 00:45
  • Guest: Mike Shuster on poetry in the trenches | @ 06:30
  • War In The Sky: Colonel Rene Fonck | @ 10:15
  • Recipe: The Monkey Gland | @ 13:05
  • Guest: Nathan King on new National Park Service WW1 web site | @ 14:00
  • International: Albert Ball new journal released | @ 20:00
  • Media: Gordon Thomas Ward new single - “The Boys of 17” | @  21:30
  • Web: New WW1 Promotion Tool Kit at ww1cc.org/promotion | @ 25:00

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #19 5/10/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday May 3, 2017

Boeing factory #1 - 1917Boeing Factory #1 - 1917

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Highlights:

  • 1917 - US makes $200,000,000 loan to UK | @ 01:20
  • Guest - Michael Lombardi: Profile of William Boeing as an entrepreneur and visionary | @ 07:15
  • Events - WW1 gets into the swing of baseball games | @ 12:30
  • Guest - Jordan Beck: Sgt. Stubby the animated film profile and update | @ 15:30
  • International - ABMC sponsors WW1 education program with American School in Paris | @ 21:00
  • Web - Vande Mataram site launches on ww1cc.org | @ 21:45
  • Social Media - moss is mostly good | @ 26:00

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #18 5/03/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday April 26, 2017

William BoeingWilliam Boeing

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Highlights

  • 1917 - It turned into the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing @ 6:57
  • Events - Colleges & Universities commemorate @ 9:15
  • Events - Virginia International Tattoo @ 10:15
  • Interview - Randal Dietrich WWI Specialist from the Minnesota Historical Society @ 11:00
  • International - Anzac Day, what is it and what does it commemorate @ 16:30
  • WWrite Blog - Ernest Luke McClees on WWI-era propaganda @ 18:30
  • The Buzz - WW1 explained as a bar fight - social media meme @ 19:45

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #17 4/26/2017

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