American Legion Post 43 in the 30's

WW1 Centennial News for August 26, 2019 - Episode #137

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Highlights: American Legion Post #43: Revitalized and Relevant!

Episode #137

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Headlines last week of August 1919 - Host | @ 02:15
  • Born in the Month of August- Dave Kramer | @ 09:05
  • Remembering Veterans: American Legion Post 43 Revitalized -
    Fernando Rivero & Lester Probst | @ 14:45 
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter - Host | @ 32:55

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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago: Headlines last week of August 1919 - Host


Carnegie’s Estate, At Death, Worth About $30,000,000, New York Times, August 29, 1919, p. 1


“Pershing Rejects Call to Testify,” New York Times, August 31, 1919, p.1


“Pershing Rank Bill to Pass Tomorrow, Washington Post, August 31, 1919, p. 1


Girl Ordered Shot Arrives here Safe”, New York Times, August 26, 1919, p. 6, https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1919/08/26/issue.html

Jemison, Dick, “Record Price is Offered for Ruth,” Atlanta Constitution, August 30, 1919, p.21


Born in the Month of August - Dave Kramer


Christy Mathewson Biography, https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/mathewson-christy

First Division Museum, Robert McCormick Biography, https://www.fdmuseum.org/researchers/robert-r-mccormick-biography/

Shipman, Pat, “Why Mata Hari Wasn’t a Cunning Spy After All, National Geographic History, https://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/11-12/mata-hari-history-killing/

Hamilton, David E., “Herbert Hoover: Life Before the Presidency,” University of Virginia Miller Center, https://millercenter.org/president/hoover/life-before-the-presidency

World War I - NOW

Remembering Veterans

American Legion Post #43: Revitalized and Relevant



Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host

Link: http://ww1cc.org/dispatch


The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Doughboy Foundation


Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer


Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Website support: JL Michaud

Special guests:

Lester Probst and Fernando Rivero 


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