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WW1 Centennial News: The Doughboy Podcast

CN PodcastLogo Final gray lowerThe Doughboy Podcast is about what happened 100 years ago during and after the War that changed the world --- and it is also about NOW - How WWI is still present in our daily lives - How it is remembered and discussed, learned and taught - but most importantly - the podcast is about why and how we will never let awareness of WWI fall back into the mists of obscurity.

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WW1 Centennial News for March 1, 2019 - Episode #112

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Highlights - The Sculptor's Art

Host: Theo Mayer

Episode #112

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @02:10
  • Mission to Moscow - Mike Shuster | @09:35
  • A “Y” girl sets up a library - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:20
  • Announcing WWI Themed “Fleet Week” in NYC - Host | @20:20
  • “Digital Technology and the Sculptor’s Art” Part 1 - Host | @21:10
    Courtesy of the author: Traci Slatton
  • Historians Corner: Women’s Suffrage in the UK - Dr. Patricia Fara | @27:35
  • Remembering Veterans: Choctaw Code talkers in WWI - Sarah Sawyer | @34:55
  • Speaking WWI: Scrounge - Host | @42:50
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlights - Host | @44:50

More....

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #112 03/01/19

Hungry children's faces as war caused famine spreads

WW1 Centennial News for February 22, 2019 - Episode #111

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Highlights - War, Pandemic, Now Famine

Episode #111

Host: Theo Mayer

  • In The Headlines This Week - Host | @02:10
  • War Caused Famine Spreads - Mike Shuster | @07:50
  • “Y” Girls Serving in War-Torn France - Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:05
  • 100 Years in The Making: Pangolin Editions Foundry - Steve Maury | @18:40
  • Remembering Veterans: 369th Experience Band Concert - From Video | @25:55
  • Historians Corner: African American Nurses - Dr. Charissa Threat | @36:20
  • Speaking WWI: Barnstorming - Host | @44:10
  • Highlights from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host | @49:00

More....

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #111 02/22/19

Clemenceau and Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference

WW1 Centennial News for February 15, 2019 - Episode #110

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Highlights - The League of Nations

Episode #110

Host: Theo Mayer

  • Wilson Explains The League of Nations - Host | @02:10
  • A Seat at the Table: Japan - Host | @14:55
  • Turmoil at the Conference - Mike Shuster | @18:45
  • Formation of the American Legion - David Rehbein | @23:25
  • James Reese Europe - Jason Moran | @30:05
  • Fort Des Moines & Black Medical Officer Training - Doug Fisher | @35:55
  • Speaking WWI: GI - Host | @43:10
  • Articles & Posts: The Dispatch - Host | @45:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #110 02/15/19

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WW1 Centennial News for February 08, 2019 - Episode #109

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Highlights: Fort Des Moines, Iowa

Episode #109

Host: Theo Mayer

  • From a Civil War, to a World War and Beyond - Host | @02:20
    With Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun & Dan Dayton
  • Wilson’s Push for a League of Nations - Mike Shuster | @10:35
  • First into Germany: Sgt. Roy Holtz Part 5 - Host | @14:40
    (Courtesy of Robert Laplander)
  • The Neglected Disabled Doughboys - Dr. Edward Lengel | @23:10
  • A Century in the Making: Interpretive Elements - Dr. Libby O’Connell | @30:20
  • Remembering Veterans: Fort Des Moines, IA - Dr. Hal Chase | @35:50
  • Education e-Newsletter - Liesl Christman Agan | @43:20
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Highlights - Host | @47:15

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #109 02/08/19

WWI and the African American Community

WW1 Centennial News for February 01, 2019 - Episode #108

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Highlights: WWI & the African American Community

Episode #108

Host: Theo Mayer

  • The Effect of WWI on the African American Community - Dr. Jennifer Keene | @02:05
  • The Dynamics of the Paris Peace Negotiations - Mike Shuster | @10:10
  • First into Germany: Sgt. Roy Holtz Part 4 - Host | @14:30
    (Courtesy of Robert Laplander)
  • The Story of Nurse Sarah Sand - Dr. Edward Lengel | @22:30
  • The Elements of the WWI Memorial Park - Dr. Libby O’Connell | @27:50
  • A Teacher on Teaching WWI - Michael Sandstrom | @36:50
  • “Speaking WWI”: Airport - Host | @45:45
  • “Articles & Posts”: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @48:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #108 02/01/19

Boarding for the journey home

WW1 Centennial News for January 25, 2019 - Episode #107

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Highlights: New Nations, New World

Episode #107

Host: Theo Mayer

  • The News 100 Year Ago in the Official Bulletin - Host | @02:05
  • Tempestuous Voyage Home - Dr. Edward Lengel | @15:55
  • A Seat At The Table: Yugoslavia - Host | @19:25
  • Communist Revolution in Germany - Mike Shuster | @22:40
  • First into German: Sgt. Roy Holtz - Host | @26:40
    (Courtesy of Robert Laplander)
  • The Next Step for the Sculpture - Sabin Howard | @34:10
  • National History Day WWI Education - Cathy Gorn | @41:45
  • Speaking WWI: Cup ‘O Joe - Host | @49:45
  • Hello Girls Musical Cast Album - Host | @51:35

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #107 01/25/19

President Teddy Roosevelt dies in January 1919

WW1 Centennial News for January 18, 2019 - Episode #106

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Highlights: Welcome Home, it’s Prohibition!

Episode #106

Host: Theo Mayer

  • The Headlines 100 Years Ago - Host | @02:00
  • The 308th Regiment’s Journey Home - Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:00
  • Wilson Goes to Rome - Mike Shuster | @19:10
  • First Into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz - And he did it on a Harley - Host | @23:15
    (Courtesy of author Robert Laplander)
  • A Century in the Making: The Winning Team Part 2 - Joe Weishaar & Sabin Howard | @30:50
  • Introducing Phil Mazzara - Host | @40:00
  • The Story of a Memorial Hunter - Bob Shay | @42:30

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #106 01/18/19

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WW1 Centennial News for January 11 2019 - Episode #105

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Looking ahead at 1919!

Episode #105

Host: Theo Mayer

  • 1919 Overview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Host | @02:00
  • Wilson’s Great Challenge - Mike Shuster | @17:40
  • First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz - And he did it on a Harley - Host | @22:00
    (Courtesy of author Robert Laplander)
  • A Century in the Making: The Winning Team - Joe Weishaar & Sabin Howard | @29:00
  • “American Indians in WWI”: New Website - Erin Fehr | @39:30
  • New showings of Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old” - Host | @46:40
  • WWI in education: Memorializing The Fallen - Host | @49:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #105 01/11/19

WW1 Centennial News for January 4, 2019 - Episode #104

Toasting in the new year with some french bubblyToasting in the new year with some french bubbly

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Favorite Segments of 2018 - Part 2

Episode #104

Host: Theo Mayer

Last week and this week, we have a two-episode special.
We have pulled together some of our favorite stories and segments from 2018!
They are presented in chronological order. Part 1 came out last week - the last week of 2018, and here is Part 2 published the first week of 2019.

This episode includes:

  • June 29, Episode #78
    How WWI Shaped the 20th Century with Dr. Jay Winter |@ 01:10

  • July 20, Episode #81
    A Two-for-One Combo…. with WWI War Tech and Speaking WWI both about photography! |@ 07:45

  • August 10, Episode #84
    Japan in WWI with Dr. Frederick Dickinson |@ 13:50

  • In the same episode #84,
    The 28th Division: Pennsylvania National Guard doughboys fight from Dr. Edward Lengel |@ 21:35

  • October 5, Episode #92
    The Lost Battalion - with Rob Laplander |@ 27:35

  • November 2, Episode #94
    Maneuverings: Both Military and Diplomatic with Mike Shuster |@ 34:20

  • November 11, Episode #98
    From the World War I Armistice Centennial Day Sacred Service - an excerpt:
    "The Last One Down: Henry Gunther", written by Matthew Naylor, underscored with "The Unanswered Question" by Aaron Copeland performed by the World War I Centennial Orchestra and read by Dr. Libby O’Connell |@ 38:05

  • December 14th, Episode #101
    Three Key impacts of WWI with historian, Sir Hew Strachan |@ 42:35

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #104 01/04/19

WW1 Centennial News for December 28, 2018 - Episode #103

New Year Poster from 1919New Year Poster from 1919

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Favorite Segments of 2018 - Part 1

Episode #103

Host: Theo Mayer

This New Year week, and next week, we have a two-episode special for you.

We have pulled together some of our favorite stories and segments from 2018!

They are presented in chronological order. Part 1 comes out this week - the last week of 2018, and Part 2 will publish next week - the first week of 2019.


This episode includes:

  • January 11,  Episode #54
    Looking ahead at 2018 & Wilson’s 14 points. |@ 01:10

  • Same week, Episode #54
    “A Century In The Making” with Sabin Howard |@ 05:15

  • March 2, Episode #61
    March 1917 preview roundtable with Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey and myself |@ 11:25

  • In the same episode #61,
    The fighting in Russia with Mike Shuster |@ 22:45

  • March 9, Episode #63
    Alvin Yorks Crisis of Conscience with Dr. Edward Lengel |@ 26:25

  • April 4 Episode #66
    War in The Sky - PTSD among the pilots with Mark Wilkins |@ 33:10

  • May 4  Episode #70
    The big influenza pandemic with Kenneth C. Davis  |@ 40:05

  • In the same show - Episode #70 - War in the Sky - the story of Eddie Rickenbacker |@ 47:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #103 12/28/18

WW1 Centennial News for December 21, 2018 - Episode #102

"Saluting Santa" Magazine cover created by Joseph Christian Leyendecker"Saluting Santa" Magazine cover created by Joseph Christian Leyendecker published on December 7, 1918 for Saturday Evening Post or Collier's

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Highlights: 2018 Holiday Music Special

Host: Theo Mayer

This is our 2018 Holiday music special. We have compiled a collection of WWI era holiday music. It includes popular Holiday music of the time including some German, French, British and Italian pieces and even a modern day rendition of I’ll be home for Christmas courtesy of the contemporary WWI musicians, Baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan.

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #102 12/21/18

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