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Congressional Medal of Honor

WW1 Centennial News for April 26, 2019 - Episode #120

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Highlights: Valor Medal Review Legislation

Episode #120

Host - Theo Mayer

  • April 1919 Popular Science Magazine - Host | @ 01:55
  • Reactions to Versailles Peace Treaty - Mike Shuster | @ 12:05
  • A Century in the Making: Memorial Update - Joe Weishaar | @ 17:05
  • WWI Valor Medal Review Legislation - Dr. Tim Westcott / Zach Austin | @ 25:45
  • Legless, Wingless Animals Serving in WWI - Leah Tams | @ 36:00
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlight - Host | @ 41:55


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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Month

The Popular Science Headlines April, 1919 - Host

The Great War

Reactions to Versailles Peace Treaty  - Mike Shuster

World War I - NOW

100 Years in the Making

Memorial Update - Joe Weishaar

Remembering Veterans

Valor Medal Review Legislation - Dr. Timothy Westcott & Zachary Austin

Animals in WW1 - Leah Tams

Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host  


The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

The General Motors Foundation




Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Written by: Theo Mayer

Special segment host:

Mike Shuster

Researcher and writing support:

Dave Kramer

JL Michaud


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