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WW1 Centennial News

CN PodcastLogo Final gray lowerWWI 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
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WW1 Centennial News for October 19, 2018 - Episode #94

The war reflected in the faces of Belgian refugee childrenThe war reflected in the faces of Belgian refugee children

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Highlights: Liberation in Belgium

Host: Theo Mayer

  • Preface: Bells of Peace - Host | @00:20
  • 100 Years Ago: Liberation in Belgium & refugees return - Host | @03:50
  • Insight into Germany - Mike Shuster | @08:45
  • America Emerges: 29th Division in the Valley of Death - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:20
  • Commission News: Some upcoming events profiled - Host | @19:45
  • Belgian musicians in Nashville - Maestro Rik Ghesquiere | @24:10
  • Historian Corner: CMH & WWI, Part II - Dr. Brian Neumann | @31:10
  • More about pigeons: Revered & Reviled! - Andrew Blechman | @38:30
  • WWI WarTech: Seeing eye dogs - Host | @45:55
  • WWI Memorial in Dublin GA - Scott Thompson, Keith Smith & Buddy Adams | @49:00
  • Speaking WWI: Devil Dogs - Host | @56:15
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter | @58:10
  • Buzz: The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @60:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #94 10/19/2018

WW1 Centennial News for October 12, 2018 - Episode #93

AUSA, the Association of the United States Army-- recently published a new free graphic novel about Sgt. YorkAUSA, the Association of the United States Army-- recently published a new free graphic novel about Sgt. York

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Highlights: Sgt. Alvin York

Host: Theo Mayer

  • Peace Explored & Rejected - Host | @01:55
  • Atrocities in Syria - Mike Shuster | @08:55
  • America Emerges: Sgt. Alvin York - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:35
  • Commission News: The ACE schedule is published - Host | @21:20
  • Events: NY Transit Museum WWI Day - Kevin Fitzpatrick & Polly DesJarlais | @23:40
  • Remembering Veterans: Charles Edward Dilkes - Dr. Virginia Dilkes | @31:10
  • Speaking WWI: Teddy Bear Suit - Host | @38:25
  • Historian’s Corner: Baseball in WWI - Jim Leeke | @41:40
  • 100C/100M: Springdale PA - Mayor Jo Bertoline & Patrick Murray | @48:10
  • Articles & Posts - Host | @55:10
  • Buzz: The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @58:20----more----

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #93 10/12/2018

WW1 Centennial News for October 5, 2018 - Episode #92

German Avian Intelligence - Pigeons started to go high tech in WWIGerman Avian Intelligence - Pigeons started to go high-tech in WWI

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Highlights: October 1918 Overview

Host: Theo Mayer

  • October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr.Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @03:55
  • Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @20:00
  • Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @26:40
  • Commission News: Honor & Remember in Chicago - Host | @31:24
  • Commission News: Bells of Peace update - Host | @32:15
  • State Profile: Georgia - Dr. Tom Jackson | @33:40
  • Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @41:10
  • US Army CMH WWI Website - Dr. Erik Villard | @47:20
  • Spotlight On The Media 1: Dr. Edward Lengel | @52:40
  • Spotlight On The Media 2: Lost Battalion Documentary - Mark Fastoso & John King | @55:20
  • WWI War Tech: Pigeons - Host | @60:00
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @65:05
  • The Buzz: Selections from Social Media - Katherine Akey | @67:45

 

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #92 10/5/2018

WW1 Centennial News for September 28, 2018 - Episode #91

An American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne OffensiveAn American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne Offensive

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Highlights: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins

  • Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55
  • The first day at the Meuse - Michael Shuster | @08:55
  • First person accounts from the 91st Wild West Division - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:25
  • Archiving the Centennial for posterity | @20:30
  • Bells of Peace at St. Mary’s in Burlington, NJ | @23:10
  • The Bells of Peace APP is now available for download | @24:15
  • Tennessee in WWI - Michael Birdwell | @25:30
  • The story of Erwin Bleckley - Lt.-Col Doug Jacobs (Ret.) | @31:20
  • New book “Thunder in the Argonne” - Col. Douglas Mastriano (Ret.) | @37:55
  • Speaking & WWI War Tech mashup: Dog Tags | @44:30
  • Articles and Posts - Highlights from the Dispatch Newsletter | @48:15
  • The Buzz - The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @51:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #91 9/28/2018

WW1 Centennial News for September 21, 2018 - Episode #90

The 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armisticeThe 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armistice

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Highlights: Financing War

  • Activities on the many fronts - Mike Shuster | @04:20
  • Meuse-Argonne opening days - Dr. Edward Lengel | @08:25
  • Financing War & going dry | @15:20
  • Farewell to David Shuey  | @22:00
  • Update on Armistice Centennial Events in DC | @23:35
  • Kentucky in WWI: Filson Historical Society - Jana Meyer & Jim Pritchard | @24:55
  • Utah in WWI: Utah WWI Centennial Commission - Valerie Jacobson | @31:35
  • Spotlight on the Media: Documentary on German Air Service - John Heinsen | @37:40
  • WWI WarTech: Blood transfusions | @44:45
  • Speaking WWI: Cooties (reprise) | @47:35
  • Dispatch Highlights  | @49:10
  • Buzz - The centennial in social media - Katherine Akey | @51:50

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #90 9/21/2018

WW1 Centennial News for September 14, 2018 - Episode #89

Captured German soldiers get medical treatment as an estimated over 13,000 are captured during the Saint Mihiel OffensiveCaptured German soldiers get medical treatment as an estimated over 13,000 are captured during the Saint Mihiel Offensive

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Highlights: Saint Mihiel Offensive

  • Episode Setup | @02:50
  • Saint Mihiel Overview - Mike Shuster | @03:50
  • Military Stories: Saint Mihiel - Dr. Edward Lengel | @07:25
  • War in the Sky: Saint Mihiel | @13:05
  • On the homefront: Headlines in the news | @15:35
  • Commission News: Bullet updates | @19:25
  • International events update - Dr. Monique Seefried | @24:35
  • Alabamians in WWI - Nimrod Frazier | @30:25
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Jacksonville, FL - Michele Luthin & Percy Rosenbloom | @36:10
  • WWI WarTech: The tank | @44:15
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch highlights | @49:25
  • Centennial Social Media selections - Katherine Akey | @52:10

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #89 9/14/2018

WW1 Centennial News for September 07, 2018 - Episode #88

Troops waiting to advance at Hatton Chattel, St. Mihiel Drive - Drawing by Capt. W. J. Aylward Troops waiting to advance at Hatton Chattel, St. Mihiel Drive -- Drawing by Capt. W. J. Aylward

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Highlights: September 1918 Overview

  • September 1918 Overview - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer @| 01:55
  • American soldiers in Siberia - Mike Shuster @| 20:40
  • Commission News: Update on ACE and YourACE initiatives @| 25:05
  • Update from the States: New Jersey - Sara Cureton & Veronica Calder @| 27:00
  • Spotlight on the media: Football and WWI - Doug Bigelow @| 33:05
  • 100C/100M: Fort Caswell Rifle Range - Ron & Dr. Norma Eckard @| 38:20
  • WW1 WarTech - Aircraft carrier @| 44:15
  • Speaking WW1 - “D-Day” @| 46:45
  • Dispatch Newsletter highlight @| 49:30
  • The Buzz - centennial social media picks - Katherine Akey @| 51:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #88 9/07/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 31, 2018 - Episode #87

The IWW - The Industrial Workers of the World - was suspected of bombing a Chicago federal building on Sept. 5th, 1918The IWW - The Industrial Workers of the World - was suspected of bombing a Chicago federal building on Sept. 5th, 1918

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Highlights: Labor Day 1918

  • Labor Day, Unions, Sedition, Bombs, the Babe and Butte  | @ 02:00
  • Surging forward on the Western Front - Mike Shuster  | @ 11:45
  • Bio Special: Great War Channel - Indy Neidell  | @ 15:55
  • Commission News: YourACE program launches  | @ 16:55
  • Michigan Commemorates WWI - Dennis Skupinski  | @ 22:50
  • Remembering WWI @ the Durham Museum - Jessica Brummer & Emma Sundberg  | @ 29:20
  • International Report: Gathering in Verdun  | @ 35:35
  • Education: Newsletter Issue #14 “Medicine & Shell Shock” comes out  | @ 37:00
  • WW1 WarTech: Thomas Splint  | @ 37:50
  • Speaking WW1: “Body Snatchers”  | @ 39:50
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter  | @ 41:35
  • The Buzz: Selected Centennial Social Media - Katherine Akey  | @ 44:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #87 8/31/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 24, 2018 - Episode #86

Observation balloons had parachutes attached to the outside of the basketsObservation balloons had parachutes attached to the outside of the baskets

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Highlights: Airplanes to end the war? Some say.

  • Airplanes to end the war? Some say. | @ 02:05
  • Continued war just out of habit? - Mike Shuster | @ 13:10
  • Part 3: The 28th Division in Fismette - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 17:00
  • The American Legion and ACE - US WWI Commissioner Jack Monahan | @ 24:40
  • Video Game “11-11 Memories Retold” - Yoan Fanise | @ 30:00
  • 19-year-old twin WWI reenactors - Seth & Garrett Moore | @ 37:45
  • WW1 War Tech: Observation Balloons | @ 43:45
  • Speaking WWI: Balloonatic | @ 47:00
  • Articles & Posts: From the Dispatch Newsletter | @ 48:05
  • The Buzz: Social Media Highlights - Katherine Akey | @ 50:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #86 8/24/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 17, 2018 - Episode #85

Devil's Rope - Barbed WireDevil's Rope - Barbed Wire

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Highlights: 1.5 Million "Over There"

  • 100 years ago: Ready to increase US forces to 4 million | @ 02:10
  • German perspective on the turn around - Mike Shuster | @ 12:25
  • Part 2: 28th division - the Pennsylvania Doughboys - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 16:30
  • Announcing resources for local Armistice Centennial Events - YourACE | @ 23:15
  • Spotlight on the media: The Hello Girls - Jim Theres | @ 29:50
  • Update from the States: Wyoming and Indian Doughboys - Douglas R. Cubbison | @ 37:00
  • WWI WarTech - Devil’s Rope | @ 44:45
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlights | @ 47:50
  • BUZZ - Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @ 49:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #85 8/17/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 10, 2018 - Episode #84

In WWI Japan fought on the side of the allies, declaring war in August 1914. Here Japanese and American Doctors and Nurses gather for a photo.In WWI Japan fought on the side of the allies, declaring war in August 1914. Here Japanese and American Doctors and Nurses gather for a photo.

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Highlights: Japan in WWI

  • Japan in WWI - Dr. Frederick Dickinson | @02:15
  • Chaos on the Eastern Front - Mike Shuster | @10:05
  • The 28th Division: Pennsylvania National Guard doughboys fight - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:50
  • Great War Channel three month retrospective - Indy Neidell | @20:05
  • Battle of Amiens Commemoration - Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge & others | @21:50
  • WW1 War Tech: Dazzle Camouflage | @24:40
  • Special Report: 1418NOW Dazzle Ship Series - Tamsin Dillon & Emma Enderby | @30:05
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Iowa - Timothy Lane | @38:00
  • Speaking WWI: The Third Light | @43:50
  • Dispatch Newsletter: Highlights and Headlines | @45:05
  • The Buzz: The Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @48:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #84 8/10/2018

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