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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 July 13, 2018 - Episode #80

18 07 13 thumbOur friendship with France goes back to the founding of our country

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Highlights: Our Friends in France

  • 100 Years Ago: Why America Celebrated Bastille Day | @02:05
  • War In The Sky: Quentin Roosevelt falls | @10:05
  • America Emerges: Marne and more - Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:15
  • Great War Project: Writing WWI - Mike Shuster | @18:40
  • Commission News: $1.8M education partnership | @23:30
  • Remembering Vets: Finding your WWI Ancestors - Debra Dubek | @25:15
  • Stories of Service: Archiving those Stories of Service | @34:05
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Saugerties NY - Bill Payne, Vince Buono & Lisa Polay | @36:20
  • Speaking WWI: “Alleyman” | @43:50
  • WWI War Tech: Minenwerfer and Trench Mortars | @45:55
  • Dispatch: Newsletter highlights | @48:15
  • The Buzz: Selected Social Media - Katherine Akey | @51:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #80 7/113/2018

WW1 Centennial News for July 6, 2018 - Episode #79

WWI era George S. PattonYoung WWI Tank Commander, Captain George S. Patton

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Highlights: July 1918 Preview

  • 100 Years ago: July 1918 overview - Theo Mayer, Katherine Akey & Dr. Edward Lengel | @02:10
  • Great War Project: Changing Landscape of the War - Mike Shuster | @18:15
  • Commission News: Armistice Centennial Participation App | @22:25
  • Remembering Veterans: Doughboy MIA - Rob Laplander | @ 23:35
  • Spotlight on the Media: Lost Voices - Michael Collins and Martin King | @31:05
  • Speaking WW1: Zero Hour | @36:20
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Patton and the US Tank Corps Project - Karlen Morris & Sgt. Phil Wilburn | @ 38:05
  • WW1 Tech: Trench Club | @43:30
  • Articles & Posts from the Weekly Dispatch Newsletter | @45:35
  • The Buzz: The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @48:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #79 7/06/2018

WW1 Centennial News for June 29, 2018 - Episode #78

Uncle Sam 4th of July 1918 posterUncle Sam 4th of July 1918 poster

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Highlights: 4th of July, 1918

  • 100 Years ago: 4th of July, 1918 | @02:00
  • Great War Project: Chaos at all ends - Mike Shuster | @12:05
  • America Emerges: Capturing Vaux - Dr. Edward Lengel | @16:15
  • Commission News: Bells of Peace - Betsy Anderson | @20:55
  • Historian Corner: WWI Shaping the 20th Century - Dr. Jay Winter | @27:00
  • State Update: CT WWI History Project - Christine Pittsley | @33:30
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Governors Island - Kevin Fitzpatrick & Maj. Jared Nichols | @39:05
  • Speaking WWI: War Effort | @46:25
  • Articles & Posts from the Weekly Dispatch Newsletter | @47:45
  • The Buzz: The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @49:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #78 06/29/2018

WW1 Centennial News for June 22, 2018 - Episode #77

Howard Schultz speaks on the National WWI Memorial in Washington DCHoward Schultz speaks on the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC

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Highlights: Howard Schultz on the National WWI Memorial

  • The battle on the Italian Front: Piave | @01:45
  • Germany low on resources and morale - Mike Shuster | @06:30
  • The untold story of Hill 204 - Dr. Edward Lengel | @10:20
  • SPECIAL: Howard Schultz on the National WWI Memorial | @16:10
  • Historian Corner: President Teddy Roosevelt - David Pietrusza | @36:55
  • Speaking WWI: Tailspin | @43:40
  • WWI War Tech: Ice City | @45:15
  • Buzz: WWI in social media - Katherine Akey | @48:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #77 06/22/2018

WW1 Centennial News for June 15, 2018 - Episode #76

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Highlights: The Battle of Belleau Wood

  • The Battle of Belleau Wood - Mike Shuster | @02:15
  • June 11 Breakthrough at Belleau Wood - Dr. Edward Lengel | @06:00
  • The birth of the modern US Marine Corps - Alan Axelrod | @10:05
  • War in The sky: The Ace who ran Pan Am | @16:45
  • Historian Corner: The Dept. of State in WWI - Thomas Faith | @18:25
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: San Francisco - Ken Maley | @25:55
  • Speaking WWI: Boot Camp | @32:00
  • WWI War Tech: Submarine | @34:00
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch Highlights | @37:50
  • Social Media - Katherine Akey | @43:50

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #76 06/15/2018

WW1 Centennial News for June 8, 2018 - Episode #75

Interior of a WWI era German U-BoatInterior of a WWI era German U-Boat

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Highlights: War Comes to US Shore!

  • 100 Years Ago This Week: German U-boats on the Eastern seaboard | @01:30
  • War In The Sky: First American Ace | @07:30
  • A million men in France - Mike Shuster | @`12:30
  • Machine gunners at Chateau Thierry - Dr. Edward Lengel | @16:45
  • Commission Armistice Centennial Plans - Meredith Carr | @21:10
  • CBS News Radio at Pershing Park - Chas Henry | @27:15
  • WWI at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum - Dr. Peter Jakab | @29:50
  • New Mexico in WWI - Jeff Laudermilk | @36:10
  • 100C /100M: Hawaii’s Memorial Natatorium - Donna Ching | @43:00
  • Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @51:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #75 06/08/2018

WW1 Centennial News for June 1, 2018 - Episode #74

Belleau Wood Battle of Belleau Wood: June 1-26, 1918

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Highlights: June 1918 Overview

  • June 1918 Overview roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer | @01:35
  • Not all quiet on the western front - Mike Shuster | @15:30
  • National Memorial Day Parade | @19:55
  • 369th Experience Memorial Weekend concerts | @22:05
  • East Indians in WW1 - Tanveer Kalo | @25:35
  • Belgian Children’s “Thank You” - Nancy Heingartner | @32:15
  • 100C/100M in Bismarck, ND - Susan Wefald | @39:25
  • Speaking WW1: Cantonment | @44:50
  • WW1 War Tech: FlammenWerfer | @46:15
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlights | @48:45
  • The Buzz: Social Media - Katherine Akey | @51:40

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #74 06/01/2018

WW1 Centennial News for May 25, 2018 - Episode #73

Munition worker at the National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell, EnglandMunition worker at the National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell, England

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Highlights: A lotta shelling going on!

  • 100 years ago this week: Drafting the young and the “idlers” | @01:15
  • War in the Sky: From Signal Corps to US Army Air Service | @07:40
  • Cantigny: AEF on the offensive - Mike Shuster & Dr. Edward Lengel | @11:15
  • Great War Channel: The Fightin-est Marine - Indy Neidell | @17:15
  • 369th Experience in NYC memorial weekend | @18:25
  • The Moralist: New Woodrow Wilson Book - Prof. Patricia O’Toole | @21:15
  • Update from the States: Artillery, dissenters and shells - Michael Hitt | @27:15
  • Remembering Vets: PTSD and Trauma - Dr. Jason Crouthamel | @32:45
  • Speaking WWI: Some onomatopoeia -Whizzband, Crump and Dud | @39:35
  • WW1 War Tech: The bicycle in WW1 | @41:15
  • Weekly Dispatch: Article highlights from the newsletter | @44:25
  • The Buzz: Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @46:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #73 05/25/2018

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

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