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

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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


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The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation



Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katherine Akey

Written by: Theo Mayer & Katherine Akey

Special segment hosts:

Mike Shuster
Dr. Edward Lengel


Eric Marr
JL Michaud

Thanks to all the great 2018 Production interns

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