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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 Centennial and commemoration
It is fast, entertaining, wide ranging and informative.

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday February 15, 2017- Episode #7

Highlights

1. US World War One Centennial Commission Chairman - Robert Dalessandro "Leading up to April 6"

2. Chag Lowry - Native Americans in WW1 from a graphic novelist perspective

3. "Stories of Service" and "Family Ties" introduced by Chris Christopher

4. Pritzker Military Museum and Library: Now in progress "Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing"

5. American Legion Post 43 - Hollywood gets busy!

 

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday February 8, 2017- Episode #6

Highlights

1. US break diplomatic relations with Germany same day as they sink American Merchant ship

2. Ryan Hegg joins Commission team to focus the education initiative

3. Georgia VFW makes $10,000 donation to Georgia World War I Centennial Commission

4. National Air and Space Museum exhibits art from the front lines of WW1

5. New version of "journey's End" film debuts at euro film fair

6. Mike Hanlon interview on his Euro battlefield tours

 

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday February 1, 2017- Episode #5

Highlights

1. Texas to hold state wide planning conference

2. February events posted by Georgia, New Jersey and Library of Congress

3. 100C/100M program - just over 130 days left for grant submissions

4. Put your ancestors stories of service into the national archive on WW1

5. Germans re-instate unrestricted submarine warefare

6. Great War Channel episode on Native Americans in WW1

 

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 25, 2017- Episode #4

Highlights

1. Kentucky site up and a KY report from Heather French Henry

2. WW1 Museum online ballot for favorite WW1 Propaganda poster - Go vote!

3. PBS American Experience announces great screening kits for "The Great War Series"

4. State Outreach call announced for Feb. 2 - Subject is 100 Cities / 100 Memorials

5. Lots of interesting WW1 news articles from around the world

6. Great new  posts from WW1 100C/100M, WWrite and Trench Commander blogs

 

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 18, 2017- Episode #3

Highlights

1. Poppy Seed giveaway at Presidential inaugural

2. 369th experience website live

3. WWrite Blog launches

4. Michigan website live

5. Update on US National Memorial at Pershing Park

 

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 11, 2017- Episode #2

Highlights

1. Attendees need to re-register to join WW1 Centennial New LIVE

2. New Commissioner to WW1CC appointed by American Legion - Welcome Commissioner Monahan

3. NY Times article on PAFA brings WWI into national spotlight

4. LA submits Victory Memorial Grove to 100C/100M

5. America Legion and VFW now supporting 100C/100M - that is a combined 3.7 million vets in membership

6. Our website Social Media Wall explored

7. State WW1 Commission meeting in Virginia & Texas

8. Special State Outreach Call announced regarding the National Poppy Seed program

 

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 4, 2017 - Episode #1

Highlights

1. Sync-call is changing format and branding to become WW1 Centennial News * soon to be syndicated podcast

2. Last 2 episodes in the OSU War To End All Wars Symposium

3. Michael Tezlow from Wisconsin on their commission and website

4. Lots of action in the media - New movie about Sgt. Stubby announced, C-Span highlights "America Goes Over" documentary and more...

 

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Sync Call for Wednesday December 21, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. General John “blackjack”  Pershing Museum Slated for Laclede Missouri

2. New WW1CC commissioner Terry Hamby gets sworn in

3. Arlington National Cemetery / American Battle Monuments Commission Exhibit

4. New episode ‘The War to End All Wars” Symposium - “War, Death, and Remembrance” exploring the effects of the war on the social psyche.

5. Memorial Hunters Club data show there are 3,500 WWI Memorials in the US and that ⅔ of them have gone missing

6. Interview with Terry Schow on the Ogden Utah Doughboy Memorial

7. 1914 Christmas Truce video by Dr. Jay Winter Author and Professor of History, Yale University

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Sync Call for Wednesday December 14, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. We say goodbye to Commissioner James Whitfield

2. Wisconsin WWI Web Site comes online

3. April 6, 2017 Local Event Planning tool kit review

4. Library of America WWI program

5. New symposium video - Sir Hugh Strachan - The Redefinition of Battle!

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Sync Call for Wednesday December 07, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. New Jersey 2 minute WWI promo video presented by Veronica Calder

2. "April 6 Centennial In Your State" toolkit

3. Admiral Mike Mullen joins WW1CC as advisor

4. PBS "The Great War" series Rollout presented by Carrie Phillips

5. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials - VFW signs up as Supporting Organization

6. "Trench Commander" blog on WW1CC Website - Curator Richards Bachus presents

7. " The War to End All Wars" Symposium explained by Peter Mansoor

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Sync Call for Wednesday November 30, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. New York WWI Commission established by Gov. Cuomo

2. Paul LaRue  Ohio introduces a WWI Lesson Plan

3. Six-episode educational series from OSU Symposium - This week Episode I: The Military History of World War I, 1914-1918

4. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials - Ogden Utah submits grant

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