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WW1 Centennial News

Podcast Logo 440WWI Centennial News is a weekly audio 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 May 18, 2018 - Episode #72

Submarine Chaser from of WWISubmarine Chaser from of WWI

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Highlights: Submarine Chasers of WWI

  • The 1918 Sedition Act | @01:35
  • Darkest before the dawn - Mike Shuster | @07:45
  • America Emerges - Dr. Edward Lengel | @11:445
  • Memorial Day Parade | @15:50
  • Hunters of the Steel Sharks - Todd Woofenden | @17:05
  • Remembering Major Raoul Lufbery - Raoul Lubery III | @24:40
  • Centenary News website - Peter Alhadeff & Patrick Gregory | @31:20
  • Speaking WWI - “I’m in a flap” | @38:15
  • Highlights of the Dispatch Newsletter | @39:30
  • The Buzz: The commemoration in social Media - Katherine Akey | @41:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #72 05/18/2018

WW1 Centennial News for May 11, 2018 - Episode #71

Boy Scouts give out chocolate and cigarettes to departing American troops at Winchester railway station during WWIBoy Scouts give out chocolate and cigarettes to departing American troops at Winchester railway station during WWI

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Highlights - Scouts, Planes and Sculptors

  • The sculptor and the airplane industry: Gutzon Borglum | @01:40
  • General compromise - Mike Shuster | @09:15
  • Marshall’s plan for Cantigny - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:15
  • James Reese Europe Tribute Concert - Ron Wasserman | @18:50
  • WWI Carnegie Council Fellowship program - Dr. Reed Bonadonna | @25:35
  • A granddaughter's history of the Boy Scouts - Dr. Julie Seton | @31:35
  • 14-18 NOW: UK Centenary Art Commission - Jenny Waldman | @38:00
  • Speaking WWI: Cup ‘a Joe | @46:05
  • Dispatch Newsletter: highlights | @47:50
  • The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @49:35

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #71 05/11/2018

WW1 Centennial News for May 04, 2018 - Episode #70

General John J. PershingCommander of the Armies

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Highlights - General John J. Pershing

  • May 1918 Preview Roundtable - Ed Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer | 02:50
  • General Rumblings - Mike Shuster | 18:00
  • War In The Sky - Eddie Rickenbacker | 21:45
  • Documentary: “Blackjack Pershing: Love and War” - Prof. Barney McCoy | 25:55
  • The big influenza pandemic - Kenneth C. Davis | 32:15
  • WW1 War Tech - Fed billions, killed millions: The tragic story of Fritz Haber | 39:25
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials from Brownwood, Texas - Dr. Steve Kelly | 44:15
  • Speaking WW1: Binge | 50:00
  • Articles and Posts: Highlights from the Weekly Dispatch | 51:50
  • The Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | 54:15

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #70 05/04/2018

WW1 Centennial News for April 20 2018 - Episode #69

Elsie Janis, The “Sweetheart of the doughboys”Elsie Janis, The “Sweetheart of the doughboys”

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Highlights - Sweetheart of the Doughboys

  • US Telephone in WWI - Dr. Sheldon Hochheiser, AT&T | @02:25
  • The tide begins to turn - Mike Shuster | @10:10
  • The “Sweetheart of the doughboys” - Edward Lengel | @14:25
  • The Women’s Land Army - Elaine Weiss | @22:55
  • Anzac Day - Group Captain Peter Davis & Commander Peter Kempster | @30:30
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Granite, OK - Phil Neighbors & Perry Hutchison | @37:40
  • Speaking WW1: Kiwi & Aussie | @44:25
  • WW1 War Tech: Geophone | @45:35
  • Dispatch Newsletter Headlines | @47:20
  • WWI Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @50:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #69 04/27/2018

WW1 Centennial News for April 20 2018 - Episode #68

Manfred von RichthofenThe Red Baron, is shot down 100 years ago this week

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Highlights - War In The Sky

  • The Mystery of the USS Cyclops | @ 02:40
  • Submarine Stories  | @ 04:55
  • Learning to command on the front - Mike Shuster | @ 07:20
  • The 2nd Division: Army and Marines - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 11:40
  • War In The Sky: Including the Red Baron goes down | @ 17:00
  • Midway Village reenactment - Dave Fornell | @ 20:25
  • Stars & Stripes newspaper - Robert H. Rheid | @ 27:25
  • "The Great Forgotten" Play - Karen & Kacie Devaney | @ 34:00
  • Speaking WWI: Pillbox | @ 39:25
  • Education Newsletter: Issue #12 | @ 41:05
  • WWI War Tech: Interrupter Gear | @ 42:05
  • Dispatch Newsletter: Headline Highlights | @ 44:30
  • The Centennial Buzz in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @ 47:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #68 04/20/2018

WW1 Centennial News for April 13 2018 - Episode #67

Charlie Chaplin among the stars who helped raise financing for WWIFinancing WWI by Reaching for the stars - Charlie Chaplain helps

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Highlights - Financing WWI

  • Financing WWI - Reaching for the stars | 01:55
  • The 369th hits the front lines | 08:30
  • The British Struggle continues - Mike Shuster | 10:40
  • The Yankee Division learns at seicheprey - Dr. Edward Lengel | 15:10
  • A century In the Making - The maquettes get busy | 21:00
  • “Lest We forget: The Great War” -  Kenneth Clarke & Michael Robbins | 25:05
  • How to teach about WWI - Dr. Ian Isherwood | 32:30
  • Speaking WWI - Pilates | 38:25
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorial in Jackson, TN - Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls | 40:25
  • WWI War Tech - Carrel-Dakin Antiseptic | 45:55
  • The Weekly Dispatch Newsletter overview | 47:50
  • The Centennial In Social Media - Katherine Akey | 50:25 

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #67 04/13/2018

WW1 Centennial News for April 6 2018 - Episode #66

The flyers of WWI were idealized, but many suffered from PTSDThe flyers of WWI were idealized, but many suffered from PTSD

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Highlights - April 1918 Preview Issue

  • April 1918 Preview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @ 02:50
  • Spring Offensive on Easter - Mike Shuster | @ 14:50
  • War in The Sky - Pilots and PTSD - Mark Wilkins | @ 18:30
  • Basketball in WWI - Dr. Lindsay Krasnoff | @ 27:05
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials - Round#2 awardees announced | @ 32:50
  • Speaking WWI - “over the top” | @ 36:05
  • WWI War Tech - The Paris Guns | @ 37:15
  • Dispatch 4/3/18 highlights | @ 39:20
  • Centennial Social Media - Katherine Akey | @ 41:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #66 04/06/2018

WW1 Centennial News for March 30 2018 - Episode #65

Draftees Ship out from NY harbor to FranceDraftees ship out from New York for France

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Highlights - Draftees Ship Out

  • Update on the Spring Offensive - Mike Shuster | @02:25
  • America Emerges: The Draftees Ship Out - Edward Lengel | @06:20
  • Don’t send the boys “Dainties” by parcel post! | @11:40
  • Remembering Veterans: The Women’s Overseas Service League - Cathleen Cordova | @16:45
  • Updates from the States: Idaho Commission - K.C.Piccard and Frank Krone | @21:55
  • Spotlight in the Media: Sgt. Stubby Premiere | @27:35
  • 100C/100M: Glen Carbon IL - Linda Sinco | @32:45
  • 100C/100M: Appleton, WI - Alexander Schultz | @38:35
  • Speaking WW1: Tommy | @44:45WW1 War Tech: The Little Curie | @46:20
  • The Dispatch Newsletter | @48:05
  • The Buzz - The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @49:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #65 03/30/2018

WW1 Centennial News for March 23, 2018 - Episode #64

Rags was a mixed breed terrier who served with the U.S. 1st Infantry Division in WW1Rags was a mixed breed terrier who served with the U.S. 1st Infantry Division in WW1

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Highlights - Spring Offensive

  • Spring offensive in the media | @01:50
  • Operation Michael Overview - Mike Shuster | @10:10
  • 3rd Division, 6th Engineers grab a gun and go - Dr. Edward Lengel | @14:05
  • ‘Women’s Voices In Letters” exhibit - Lynn Heidelbaugh | @20:10
  • US Army Women’s Museum - Dr. Francoise Bonnell | @25:30
  • Book “Paws of Courage” - Nancy Furstinger | @31:45
  • Journey’s end director - Saul Dibb | @38:00
  • NC State 100C/100M project - Thomas Skolnicki, Benny Suggs and Commissioner Jerry Hester | @44:30
  • Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @53:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #64 03/23/2018

WW1 Centennial News for March 16, 2018 - Episode #63

Sgt. Stubby popular with kids today and 100 years ago!Sgt. Stubby popular with kids today and 100 years ago!

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Highlights - Death and Taxes

  • Federal Income Tax in 1918 | @02:15
  • Casualty List Controversy | @05:20
  • America Emerges - 26th Yankee Division and rats - Dr. Edward Lengel | @07:35
  • War In The Sky - Personal account of Paris air raids | @13:30
  • US anti-war activism in 1918 - Mike Shuster | @16:10
  • Euro WWI Commemoration events - Dr. Monique Seefried | @21:05
  • Dog Tags reunited with Doughboy - James Shetler | @30:15
  • Spotlight in the media 1: Sgt. Stubby - Jacy Jenkins | @36:45
  • Spotlight in the media 2: Journey’s End - Trailer clip | @42:35
  • 100C/100M in Ogden Utah, Terry Schow | @44:55
  • Speaking WWI - Penguin | @51:10
  • WWI Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @52:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #63 03/16/2018

WW1 Centennial News for March 09, 2018 - Episode #62

WW1 Field Telephone. Insider question: Who IS that on the phone?WW1 Field Telephone. Insider question: Who IS that on the phone?

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Highlights - US Army Signal Corps

  • The founding of the US Army Signal Corps @ |01:30
  • The Signal Corps in WW1 @ |04:25
  • War In The Sky - Signal Corps Connections @ |09:00
  • Alvin York’s crisis of conscience w/ Dr. Edward Lengel @ |13:30
  • Germany’s starts big push w/ Mike Shuster @ |20:25
  • Women in the AEF w/ Dr. Susan Zeiger @ |25:15
  • The Hello Girls w/ Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs @ |32:05
  • 100C/100M in Worcester MA w/ Brian McCarthy @ |40:35
  • Speaking WW1 - Shody @ |46:15
  • Social Media Pick w/ Katherine Akey @ |48:15

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #62 03/09/2018

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