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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 Wednesday May 3, 2017 - Episode #18

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Highlights:

  • 1917 - US makes $200,000,000 loan to UK | @ 01:20
  • Guest - Michael Lombardi: Profile of William Boeing as an entrepreneur and visionary | @ 07:15
  • Events - WW1 gets into the swing of baseball games | @ 12:30
  • Guest - Jordan Beck: Sgt. Stubby the animated film profile and update | @ 15:30
  • International - ABMC sponsors WW1 education program with American School in Paris | @ 21:00
  • Web - Vande Mataram site launches on ww1cc.org | @ 21:45
  • Social Media - moss is mostly good | @ 26:00

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #18 5/03/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday April 26, 2017 - Episode #17

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Highlights

  • 1917 - It turned into the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing @ 6:57
  • Events - Colleges & Universities commemorate @ 9:15
  • Events - Virginia International Tattoo @ 10:15
  • Interview - Randal Dietrich WWI Specialist from the Minnesota Historical Society @ 11:00
  • International - Anzac Day, what is it and what does it commemorate @ 16:30
  • WWrite Blog - Ernest Luke McClees on WWI-era propaganda @ 18:30
  • The Buzz - WW1 explained as a bar fight - social media meme @ 19:45

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #17 4/26/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday April 19, 2017 - Episode #16

Poppy field Stage and screens - April 6, 2017 Kansas City, MO commemoration ceremony

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Highlights

  • 1917 - President Wilson sets up Public Information Office to sell war to America | @ 00:45
  • Event - In Flanders Field event in Washington DC this month | @ 08:30
  • States - California website goes live | @ 10:35
  • Article - US Coast Guard in WW1 interview | @ 12:50
  • WWrite Blog - Post by James Moad | @ 14:10
  • Media - Special magazine pubs for Time and The Atlantic | @ 14:45
  • Much more...

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #16 4/19/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday April 12, 2017 - Episode #15

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WW1 Centennial News is now an audio podcast to make it easier to subscribe on mobile devices. Our growing audience has asked for an audio only product so that the show does not take up too much memory on their mobile device and so it can be listened to while driving, working out, or doing other tasks.

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Highlights

  • Note - WW1 Centennial News changes format to Audio Podcast - notes
  • Interview - Kevin Fitzpatrick on NY Harbor seizures of German ships | @ 01:20
  • Song - "If He Can Fight Like He Can Love" | @ 07:00
  • Interview - Chris Christopher on April 6 Commemoration Ceremony in KC | @ 08:15
  • Interview - Jim Corridan, the Indiana WWI Centennial Committee Chair | @ 14:15
  • 100C/100M - 9 weeks left to submit a matching grant application | @ 17:33
  • WWrite blog - Tsingtao - more than a tasty Chinese beer | @ 19:25
  • Media - PBS The Great War series now out | @ 20:00
  • Much more...

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #15 4/12/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday April 5, 2017 - Episode #14

Highlights

1. WW1 Then - Heading into "Bloody April" in the Great War In The Sky | @ 06:00

2. Guest - Ed Bilous Artistic Director for "In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace" Kansas City event  | @ 09:00

3. News - Indiana and Florida WW1 sites goes live at ww1cc.org/indiana and ww1cc.org/florida  | @ 16:10

4. News - National focus by major media on WW1 rises as we approach April 6, 2017 | @18:45

5. WWrite blog - Gulf War veteran Seth Brady Tucker explains the influence of WWI poetry on his own writing | @19:55

Much more...

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #14 4/05/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday March 29, 2017 - Episode #13

Highlights

1. Guest - Commissioner Monique Seefried preview on KC April 6th event @ 06:45

2. News - Doughboy MIA list reduced by 1! @ 13:00

3. News - VFW WW1 section goes live on commission web site @ 14:20

4. Guest - Saving Hallowed Ground’s Memorial Tree Project with John Marks @ 16:45

5. Guest - Brooke USA about horses and mules serving during WW1 with Cindy Rullman @20:35

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #13 3/29/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday March 22, 2017- Episode #12

Highlights

1. Wilson Cabinet votes to enter war

2. Commission Press Conference on April 6 Event in KC

3. VFW presents $100,000 donation to WW1CC for event

4. WW1CC.org/April6 website launches

5. National Archive launches App that provides access to unseen WWI treasure

6. 100C/100M project spotlight on LA’s Victory Memorial Grove Project

7. WWrite blog - Military veteran author and director of the Center for Women Veterans at VA, Kayla Williams contributes article

8. Much more...

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 3/22/2017

WW1 Centennial News Special - Press Conference 3/21/17

Special Edition: Press Conference

Press Conference announcing:
In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace:
Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I

Hosted by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission
at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO

 

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday March 15, 2017 - Episode #11

Highlights

1.  1917 News - Wilson uses Executive order to arm merchant vessel - skips congress 

2. Guest - Mike Shuster - Russia goes into revolt

3. Commission - Patrouille de France to perform at April 6th event  & VFW joins WW1 Poppy Program

4. States - Bill Betten talks about California task force

5. Article - WWrite Blog - author Jerri Bell introduces WWI Navy Yeoman First Class Marjory Stoneman.

6. Media Spotlight - Will Smith's production company Tackling Max Brooks' 'Harlem Hellfighters'

7. Much more...

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 3/15/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday March 8, 2017 - Episode #10

Highlights

1.  1917 News - Supreme Court Rules Germany Cannot Keep Prize Ships in US 

2. Guest - Mike Shuster - America, Mexico, Germany, Turkey and Russia all in the headlines THEN and NOW

3. Commission - American Association for State and Local History joins WW1 Poppy Program

4. Commission - New England WW1 Centennial Region launched

5. Article - WWrite Blog - Tracy Crow writes about the extraordinary yet forgotten history of Lela Leibrand

6. Social Media - Focus on Women's Month with great posts on women and WW1

7. Much more...

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 3/08/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday March 1, 2017- Episode #9

Highlights

1. Guest - Mike Shuster - President Wilson’s response to Germany’s U-Boat campaign

2. Announcement - Commissioner John “Jack”  D. Monahan sworn in

3. Guest - Philip Sneed, chair of the Colorado WW1 Centennial steering committee

4. Post - 100C/100M WW1 memorial restoration project on Governors Island in New York

5. Article - Commissioner Monique Seefried on the April 6th significance

6. Article - Robert Laplander 3rd edition of book “Finding the Lost Battalion” and “Doughboy MIA” site

 

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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 3/01/2017

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