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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 July 19, 2017

Secretary Baker draws the first lottery numberUS Secretary of War Baker draws the first draft lottery number

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Highlights

  • Launching the Lottery: Feature |@ 01:15
  • A tale of combat between a merchantman and a U-boat: Feature |@ 03:15
  • The Russians and the Balkans: Guest Mike Shuster |@ 06:30
  • The Storyteller & The Historian with Dissent in 1917: Guests Richard Rubin and Jonathan Bratten |@ 10:35
  • Wrapup on Bastille Day: Feature |@ 16:30
  • “The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes”: Event |@ 18:30
  • Governors Island WWI History Weekend: Guest Kevin Fitzpatrick |@ 20:00
  • “Luck of the Draw”, NZ art projects commemorating WW1: International |@ 24:45
  • Nieuport 11’s on Vimy Ridge Commemorative flight arrive in London: |@ 28:15
  • Youtube history hit channel “Extra Credits”: Guest James Portnow |@ 29:00
  • Stephanie Trouillard young french journalist on the WWrite Blog |@ 35:15

And more…

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #29 7/19/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday July 05, 2017

WW1 Nurses"The Nurses of WW1 were not young girls" - Ellouise Schoettler 

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Highlights

  • History: Pershing’s 4th of July 1917 |@ 01:30

  • History: Race riots in East St. Louis |@ 03:45

  • Feature: US Official Bulletin - Logistics |@ 06 :00

  • Guest: Joe Johnson, Logistics Expert: Defense Acquisition University |@ 10:30

  • Guest: Mike Shuster, Espionage Act attack on bill of rights |@ 15:50

  • News: President Donald Trump heading to Paris for WW1 Franco/US commemoration parade |@ 20:30

  • Event: Commissioner O’Connell “Feeding The Fight” with WWI culinary event in NYC |@ 22:00

  • Guest: Ellouise Schoettler “Ready to Serve” - one woman show about WWI Nurses |@ 23:15

  • States: Texas exhibit: “From Cowboy to Doughboy” & Jim Hodgson article |@ 29:15

  • International: London mail tunnels reopen as museum attraction |@ 30:10

  • Feature: 16-year-old teenage girl flies 100-year-old Jenny |@ 31:20

  • WWrite Blog: New post flips on convention with writer exploring redeeming qualities of combat violence!? |@ 34:00

And more….

 

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #27 7/05/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday July 12, 2017

Mustard gas finds its way into ww1Mustard gas finds its way into WW1 this month

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Highlights

  • We say farewell to Former Commissioner James Nutter: Dan Dayton |@ 00:30
  • Poland in WW1 - Part 1: The Oath Crisis |@ 01:45
  • Poland in WW1 - Part 2: What you probably did not know: Jan Lorys |@ 03:45
  • The US government federalizes the shipbuilding industry |@ 10:45
  • Women take up the fight in Europe: Mike Shuster |@ 19:15
  • Americans who fought before America’s declaration: Richard Rubin & Jonathan Bratten |@ 23:30
  • President Trump in Paris for Bastille Day WW1 Commemoration |@ 28:45
  • Junior Master Gardener Poppy Project: Lisa Whittlesey |@ 29:30
  • NYC museum exhibit: “Posters & Patriotism” |@ 35:45
  • Utah grant program for WW1 events, research and memorials |@ 36:45
  • “They Also Served” overlooked WW1 participants |@ 37:45
  • Story about Star Spangled Banner widely picked up |@ 40:15
  • The Buzz about gas:Katherine Akey |@ 42:15

And more….

 

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #28 7/12/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday June 28, 2017

Harley Davidson in WW1 with Machine GunHarley Davidson Motorcycles in WW1 with Machine Gun

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Highlights

  • Help: 4th of july donation appeal video | @00:00

  • Feature: The Red Cross we know today | @01:45

  • Guest: Mike Shuster - The anti-war resistance “over there” | @11:00

  • War In The Sky: Louis Bennet | @15:30

  • Guests: Richard Rubin & Jonathan Bratten - General Robert Nivelle | @19:00

  • Feature: Keith Colley’s Mobile WW1 Museum | @26:15

  • Guest: Jerry Meyer bringing back Chautauqua | @27 :45

  • International: Many events in France last week | @33:00

  • Introduction: Harley Davidson in WWI - Part1 | @35:00

And much more…

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #26 6/28/2017

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

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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

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