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The PastPorte channel will be featuring a range of dramas and docudramas about some of the most crucial, compelling and misunderstood moments in history. Our first production, Enter the Peace Broker, tells the story of the US entry into WW1 exactly 100 years ago. Based on first-hand accounts, it is a compelling story of duplicity, diplomatic intrigue and great power politics. The whole series, with introductions by one of the period's leading scholars, Sir Hew Strachan, is available on our audioBoom channel https://audioboom.com/channel/pastporte-a-time-travelling-podcast.

The PastPorte channel will be featuring a range of dramas and docudramas about some of the most crucial, compelling and misunderstood moments in history. Our first production, Enter the Peace Broker, tells the story of the US entry into WW1 exactly 100 years ago. Based on first-hand accounts, it is a compelling story of duplicity, diplomatic intrigue and great power politics. The whole series, with introductions by one of the period's leading scholars, Sir Hew Strachan, is available on our audioBoom channel https://audioboom.com/channel/pastporte-a-time-travelling-podcast.
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Drama

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The PastPorte channel will be featuring a range of dramas and docudramas about some of the most crucial, compelling and misunderstood moments in history. Our first production, Enter the Peace Broker, tells the story of the US entry into WW1 exactly 100 years ago. Based on first-hand accounts, it is a compelling story of duplicity, diplomatic intrigue and great power politics. The whole series, with introductions by one of the period's leading scholars, Sir Hew Strachan, is available on our audioBoom channel https://audioboom.com/channel/pastporte-a-time-travelling-podcast.

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@pastporte

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Episodes

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Ep 5 Johnny Get Your Gun

6/9/2017
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EPISODE 5 | JOHNNY, GET YOUR GUN On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of colourful...

Duration:00:34:20

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Introduction to Episode 5 by Professor Sir Hew Strachan

6/9/2017
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EPISODE 5 By the time America joined the War in April 1917, Britain was on the verge of bankruptcy. President Wilson had finally accepted that the US would have to fight if it wanted to help shape the peace, but there was concern in Britain that he did not appreciate how critical the Allied position had become. Professor Sir Hew Strachan considers how the peacemaker turned belligerent and the War Missions despatched by Britain to the US to press its case. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is...

Duration:00:04:37

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Ep 4 It’s a Long Way to Berlin

6/9/2017
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EPISODE 4 | IT’S A LONG WAY TO BERLIN On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of colourful...

Duration:00:27:53

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Introduction to Episode 4 by Professor Sir Hew Strachan

6/9/2017
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EPISODE 4 The failure of the German peace initiative of December 1916 made it impossible for Chancellor Bethmann Hollweg to resist pressure from the army and the navy to adopt unrestricted U-boat warfare. On 31 January 1917, the Kaiser finally announced that Germany would sink all shipping, neutral as well as belligerent, without warning. Professor Sir Hew Strachan examines how German belligerence finally brought the US into the First World War. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of...

Duration:00:04:38

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Ep 3 I Didn’t Raise My Boy to be a Soldier

6/9/2017
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EPISODE 3 | I DIDN’T RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of...

Duration:00:31:33

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Introduction to Episode 3 by Professor Sir Hew Strachan

6/8/2017
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EPISODE 3 The efforts of President Wilson’s adviser, Colonel House, to use the neutrality of the United States to broker a peace in 1915 and early 1916 had little hope of success. But by the end of 1916, the prospects for peace had improved. Professor Sir Hew Strachan considers Germany’s and America’s competing peace initiatives of December 1916. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford...

Duration:00:04:58

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Ep 2 The Hero of the European War

6/8/2017
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EPISODE 2 | THE HERO OF THE EUROPEAN WAR On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of colourful...

Duration:00:30:39

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Introduction to Episode 2 by Professor Sir Hew Strachan

6/8/2017
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EPISODE 2 Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary, found himself treading a diplomatic tightrope: how ‘to secure the maximum of blockade that could be enforced without a rupture with the United States’? Professor Sir Hew Strachan reflects on the war at sea and the challenges of securing the right kind of peace. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and a Life Fellow of Corpus...

Duration:00:04:17

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Ep 1 When the Lusitania Went Down

6/8/2017
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EPISODE 1 | WHEN THE LUSITANIA WENT DOWN On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of colourful...

Duration:00:27:22

Enter the Peace Broker by Martyn Wade | Introduction to Episode 1 by Professor Sir Hew Strachan

6/8/2017
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EPISODE 1 The story of the First World War runs in parallel with another narrative – the story of how to define peace and how to make that peace relevant to a world profoundly changed by war. Professor Sir Hew Strachan explores how the pursuit of peace became another form of war PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and a Life Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was...

Duration:00:04:12