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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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Tens of thousands of German soldiers are captured in October of 1918

The Doughboy Podcast for October 14, 2019 - Episode #144

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Highlights: October 1918 & The Lost Battalion

Episode #144

Host - Theo Mayer

Host: Theo Mayer

  • October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @02:15
  • Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @18:25
  • Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @25:10
  • Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @29:40
  • US Army CMH WWI Website - Dr. Erik Villard | @35:00
  • Spotlight On The Media 1: Dr. Edward Lengel | @40:15
  • Spotlight On The Media 2: Lost Battalion Documentary - Mark Fastoso & John King | @42:50

Read more: The Doughboy Podcast - Episode #144 10/14/19

From sketch to reality - the WWI Memorial Design

WW1 Centennial News for October 07, 2019 - Episode #143

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FOCUS ON: The New WWI Memorial

Episode #143

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Announcement: Bells of Peace 2019 | @ 01:10
  • NCPC Design approval | @ 03:35
  • Why we MUST build this  - Terry Hamby | @ 06:20
  • If not YOU then WHO? - Edwin Fountain | @ 08:25
  • Why a Nat. Memorial in KC and DC? - Dr. Mathew Naylor | @ 11:50
  • The Memorial in the Park - Edwin Fountain | @ 14:30
  • The International Design Competition - Host | @ 16:40
  • “And the Winner is:” - Joe Weishaar & Sabin Howard | @ 18:00
  • Interpretation & Education - Dr. Libby O’Connell | @ 24:20
  • “A Soldier’s Journey” - Sabin Howard | @ 28:35
  • Where Tradition and the Future Meet - Sabin Howard | @ 33:45
  • Dizzying Parallel Tracks | @ 42:10
  • “And the Bronze Metal goes to…”  - Steve Maule | @ 44:20
  • Final Design - APPROVED - various | @ 51:10
  • The First Mile and the Last Mile: Fundraising - Edwin Fountain | @ 53:30

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #143 10/07/19

Dr. John Morrow

WW1 Centennial News for September 30, 2019 - Episode #142

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Dr. John Morrow: Lifetime Achievement Award For Military Writing

Episode #142

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Posts raising money for Nat. WWI Memorial - Derek Sansone & David Hamon  | @ 02:10
  • 100 Years ago - Host | @ 08:55
  • Born in the Month of September - David Kramer | @ 16:30
  • Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing - Dr. John Morrow | @ 22:50
  • The Buzz: Selected Posts from the Internet - Host | @ 37:15

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #142 09/30/19

Homing pigeon launching from tank

WW1 Centennial News for September 23, 2019 - Episode #141

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FOCUS ON: The Animals of WWI

Episode #141

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Breaking News: CFA’s final approval of Memorial design- Host | @01:25
  • Horses in WWI - Cindy Rullman & Joe Ellen Hayden | @05:05
  • Pigeons in WWI - Andrew Blechman | @12:20
  • Dogs and Mascots in WWI - Jacy Jenkins & Jordan Beck | @21:00
  • Legless, Wingless critter serving in WWI - Leah Tams  | @30:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #141 09/23/19

Steel Workers Strike in 1919

WW1 Centennial News for September 16, 2019 - Episode #140

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The American Worker & WWI

Episode #140

Host - Theo Mayer

  • The American Worker & WWI - Host | @ 05:15
  • Labor Gains & Labor Losses - Dr. Mark Robbins | @ 10:05
  • A Century in the Making: Article by Traci Slatton- Host | @ 19:20
  • Historian's Corner - Col. Michael Visconage, USMC (ret.) | @ 30:15
  • The Buzz: Posts from the internet - Host | @ 39:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #140 09/16/19

Elsie Janis, USA Signal Corps and AFS Ambulance collage

WW1 Centennial News for September 09, 2019 - Episode #139

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FOCUS ON - The Non-Combatants of WWI

Episode #139

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Unprecedented  logistics - Joe Johnson | @ 05:00
  • The US Army Signal Corps - Host | @ 09:15
  • The Hello Girls - Dr. Elizabeth Cobb | @ 11:30
  • Medical Support Services & the AFS - Nicole Milano | @ 15:50
  • The US Postal Service in WWI - Lynn Heidelbaugh | @ 22:15
  • The Stars & Stripes - Robert Rheid | @ 25:40
  • The Doughboy’s Sweetheart: Elsie Janis - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 28:15
  • Bringing Soldiers to God and God to Soldiers - Dr. John Boyd | @ 32:05
  • Donuts and Coffee - Patri O’Gan | @ 34:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #139 09/09/19

American Legion Post 43 in the 30's

WW1 Centennial News for September 02, 2019 - Episode #138

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Highlights: War Football & the NFL

Episode #138

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Woodrow Wilson’s last chapter - Host | @ 02:15
  • A Century In The Making: From the Sabin Howard Sculpture Studio - Host | @ 12:15
    Remembering Veterans: Camp Doughboy “4” - Kevin Fitzpatrick | @ 13:45 
  • Spotlight on the Media: “War Football: World War I and the Birth of the NFL” - Chris Serb | @ 22:30
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @ 34:50

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #138 09/02/19

American Legion Post 43 in the 30's

WW1 Centennial News for August 26, 2019 - Episode #137

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Highlights: American Legion Post #43: Revitalized and Relevant!

Episode #137

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Headlines last week of August 1919 - Host | @ 02:15
  • Born in the Month of August- Dave Kramer | @ 09:05
  • Remembering Veterans: American Legion Post 43 Revitalized -
    Fernando Rivero & Lester Probst | @ 14:45 
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter - Host | @ 32:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #137 08/26/19

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay

WW1 Centennial News for August 19, 2019 - Episode #136

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Highlights: The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay

Episode #136

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: The Turning Tide - August 1918 - Host | @ 02:10
  • 100 Years Ago: The Aftermath - August 1919 - Host | @ 07:20
  • Remembering Veterans: The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay - Daniel J. Basta | @ 09:25 
  • Commission News | @ 22:05
  • Spotlight on the Media: “Over There with Private Graham” - Steve Badgley, Bruce Jarvis | @ 24:55 
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @ 35:55
  • “Making History”: The Hello Girls Cast Album -Music Snippet | @ 42:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #136 08/19/19

History of US Air Services

WW1 Centennial News for August 12, 2019 - Episode #135

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Highlights: Focus ON: War in the Sky

Episode #135

Host - Theo Mayer

SPECIAL

  • Introduction - Host | @ 01:45
  • Balloonatic: James Allen Higgs Jr. - Host | @ 04:35
  • Erwyn Bleckley & the Lost Battalion - LtCol Doug Jacobs USA (Ret.) | @ 08:05
  • WWI War Tech: Interrupter Gear - Host | @ 13:50
  • PTSD in WWI Pilots - Mark Wilkins | @ 16:40
  • Eddie Rickenbacker Profile - Host | @ 23:30
  • Quentin Roosevelt Killed - Host | @ 26:05
  • New Memorial to WWI Airmen - Michael J. O'Neal & Robert Kasprzak | @ 28:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #135 08/12/19

John D. Rockefeller

WW1 Centennial News for August 5, 2019 - Episode #134

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Highlights: American Philanthropy & WWI

Episode #134

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: American Philanthropy and WWI - Host | @ 02:00
  • A Century of the Rockefeller Foundation - David Rockefeller Jr. | @ 09:20
  • Commission News: Focus on the Memorial - Host | @ 17:00
  • Remembering Veterans: Americans All - Nancy Gentile Ford | @ 19:10
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @ 30:40

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #134 08/05/19

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