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Signing the Peace Treaty at Versailles

WW1 Centennial News for June 21, 2019 - Episode #128

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Special Edition
Making Peace: Harder than Making War?

Host - Theo Mayer

This special edition is dedicated to exploring the Paris Peace Negotiations and the resulting Treaty of Versailles. For our exploration, we are joined by an extraordinary panel of guests including:

  • Military Historian, Sir Hew Strachan
  • Professor of International History, Margaret MacMillan
  • Woodrow Wilson Biographer, Professor Patricia O’Toole
  • American History Author, Garrett Peck
  • Citizen Historian and Artist, Katherine Akey
  • Former NPR Correspondent and WWI blogger, Mike Shuster

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Sir Hew Strachan

Professor Margaret MacMillan

Professor Patricia O’Toole

Garret Peck

Katherine Akey

Mike Shuster


The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

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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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