The 4th of July, 1919 Washington DC theme was "A World At Peace"

WW1 Centennial News for June 28, 2019 - Episode #129

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Highlights: 4th of July, 1919

Episode #129

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 4th of July, 1919 - Host |@ 02:05
  • Extra Extra: The Treaty is signed - Mike Shuster |@ 08:40
  • The WWrite Blog - Dr. Jennifer Orth-Veillon |@ 14:00
  • Bladensburg Peace Cross - Host |@ 25:50
  • Articles & Posts - Host |@ 31:15

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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

First July 4th post- Armistice - Host

Special Report by David Kramer

“A Champion is Born,” Toledo Blade, June 26, 2019



“Plans Completed to Make Tomorrow ‘Greatest Fourth,’” Washington Herald, July 3, 1919



“All Ready, Folks, for a Victory 4th!,” The Seattle Star,


The Great War Project

EXTRA EXTRA The Germans Capitulate - Mike Shuster




World War I - NOW

Spotlight on the Media

Commemorating the WWrite Blog - Jennifer Orth-Veillon




Remembering Veterans

Supreme Court Ruling on the Bladensburg “Peace Cross”

Marimow, Ann E. and Ruane, Michael E., “A World War I Cross Under Siege, The Washington Post, September 21, 2018, https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/local/maryland-peace-cross/

deVogue, Ariane and Stracqualursi, Veronica, “Supreme Court Rules ‘Peace Cross’ in Maryland Can Remain,” CNN https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/20/politics/supreme-court-maryland-world-war-i-memorial-cross/index.html


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 Doughboy Foundation


Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Special segment host:

Mike Shuster

Interview Editing

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Research and support: JL Michaud



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