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An army truck stuck in the mud during the BIG road trip

WW1 Centennial News for July 5, 2019 - Episode #130

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Highlights: Ike’s Big Road Trip

Episode #130

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week: Ike’s Big Road Trip - Host |@ 01:50
  • Remembering Veterans: Veterans History Project - Col Karen Lloyd USA (ret.) |@ 11:15
  • Spotlight On the media: Ernst Jünger Documentary - Elsa Minisini |@ 22:20
  • Articles & Posts - Weekly Dispatch - Host |@ 33:55

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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

Ike’s Big Road Trip

Sources

Highway History, Federal Highway Administration, https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/interstate/history.cfm

Pfeiffer, David A.,  “Ike’s Interstates at 50,” Prologue Magazine, The National Archives of the United States, https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2006/summer/interstates.html

Klein, Christopher, “The Epic Road Trip that Inspired the Interstate Highway System, https://www.history.com/news/the-epic-road-trip-that-inspired-the-interstate-highway-system

Thompson, Helen, “How a Hellish Road Trip Revolutionized America’s Highways,” Smithsonian, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1919-ike-took-hellish-road-trip-across-us-180956284/

“1919 Transcontinental Motor Convoy,” https://www.dwightdeisenhower.com/368/1919-Transcontinental-Motor-Convoy

Cook, Kevin L., “Ike’s Road Trip,” American History, https://www.historynet.com/ikes-road-trip.htm

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1919/07/01/issue.html

World War I - NOW

Remembering Veterans

Veterans’ History Project - Gold Star Family Voices Act - Col. Karen Lloyd

http://www.loc.gov/vets/

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service/submit-a-story-of-service.html

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/commemorate/family-ties/wwi-genealogy-research-guide.html

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/press-media/wwi-centennial-news/6129-veterans-history-project-updates-collections-policy-and-scope-includes-gold-star-voices.html

https://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2016/11/new-director-appointed-to-lead-veterans-history-project/

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s3419

https://www.congress.gov/congressional-report/114th-congress/house-report/663

https://www.goldstarmoms.com/legislative-news.html

 

Spotlight on the Media

“The Red and The Gray” - Elsa Minisimi

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/articles-posts/6206-the-red-and-the-gray.html

http://ww1cc.org/wwrite

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ernst-Junger

https://fidmarseille.org/en/personnalite/elsa-minisini/

 

Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host

http://ww1cc.org/dispatch  

 

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

The Doughboy Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Line Producer in Training: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Interview Editing

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Research and support: JL Michaud

 

 

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