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Inspiring conversation about the war that Changed the world Brought to you by the US World War One Centennial Commission: WW1 Centennial News is about WW1 THEN - 100 years ago this week and its about WW1 NOW - News and updates about the centennial and the commemoration.

Inspiring conversation about the war that Changed the world Brought to you by the US World War One Centennial Commission: WW1 Centennial News is about WW1 THEN - 100 years ago this week and its about WW1 NOW - News and updates about the centennial and the commemoration.
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Inspiring conversation about the war that Changed the world Brought to you by the US World War One Centennial Commission: WW1 Centennial News is about WW1 THEN - 100 years ago this week and its about WW1 NOW - News and updates about the centennial and the commemoration.

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Episodes

Welcome Home it’s Prohibition! Ep. #106

1/19/2019
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Highlights: Welcome Home, it’s Prohibition! Episode #106 Host: Theo Mayer ----more----World War I - THEN The Headlines 100 Years Ago https://timesmachine.nytimes.com (Paid access only) Military Stories - Ed Lengel http://www.edwardlengel.com/about/ http://www.edwardlengel.com/after-the-war-the-308th-regiments-long-journey-home/ The Great War - Mike Schuster http://greatwarproject.org/2019/01/01/wilson-in-rome-italy-in-turmoil/ Special: First Into Germany, Sgt. Roy Holtz Part...

Duration:00:53:22

Looking ahead at 1919! Ep. #105

1/11/2019
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Highlights: Looking ahead at 1919! Episode #105 Host: Theo Mayer 1919 Overview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Host | @02:00Wilson’s Great Challenge - Mike Shuster | @17:40First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz - And he did it on a Harley - Host | @22:00 (Courtesy of author Robert Laplander)A Century in the Making: The Winning Team - Joe Weishaar & Sabin Howard | @29:00“American Indians in WWI”: New Website - Erin Fehr | @39:30New showings of Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not...

Duration:00:53:45

2018 favorite Segments: Part 2 - Ep. #104

1/5/2019
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Favorite Segments of 2018 - Part 2 Host: Theo Mayer Last week and this week, we have a two-episode special. We have pulled together some of our favorite stories and segments from 2018! They are presented in chronological order. Part 1 came out last week - the last week of 2018, and here is Part 2 published the first week of 2019. This episode includes: June 29, Episode #78 How WWI Shaped the 20th Century with Dr. Jay Winter |@ 01:10July 20, Episode #81 August 10, Episode #84 In the...

Duration:00:53:35

2018 favorite Segments: Part 1 - Ep. #103

12/29/2018
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Favorite Segments of 2018 - Part 1 Episode #103 Host: Theo Mayer This New Year week, and next week, we have a two-episode special for you. We have pulled together some of our favorite stories and segments from 2018! They are presented in chronological order. Part 1 comes out this week - the last week of 2018, and Part 2 will publish next week - the first week of 2019. This episode includes: January 11, Episode #54 Looking ahead at 2018 & Wilson’s 14 points. |@ 01:10 Same week,...

Duration:00:52:52

2018 Holiday Music Special - Ep. 102

12/22/2018
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2018 Holiday Music Special Host: Theo Mayer This is our 2018 Holiday music special. We have compiled a collection of WWI era holiday music. It includes popular Holiday music of the time including some German, French, British and Italian pieces and even a modern day rendition of I’ll be home for Christmas courtesy of the contemporary WWI musicians, Baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan.----more---- Sponsors: The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission The Pritzker Military...

Duration:00:52:04

The Aftermath Part II - Ep. #101

12/14/2018
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Highlights: The Aftermath Part II Episode #101 Host: Theo Mayer Part II of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions - Host | @00:35Gold Star Mothers - Candy Martin | @02:45American Battle Monuments Commission - Mike Knapp | @10:35Three Key impacts of WWI - Sir Hew Strachan | @18:00The Cost of a Seat at the Table - Mike Shuster | @24:55The effect of WWI on the United States - Professor Michael Carew | @28:55Gold...

Duration:00:39:16

The Aftermath Part I - Ep. #100

12/8/2018
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Highlights: The Aftermath Part I Host: Theo Mayer Part I of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Great War Project http://greatwarproject.org/2018/11/25/first-allied-troops-cross-into-germany/ Commonwealth War Graves Commission https://shapingoursorrow.cwgc.org/ https://www.cwgc.org/ Trauma and Pain http://www.bbk.ac.uk/history/our-staff/academic-staff/joanna Coming Home: Americans...

Duration:00:57:06

Thanksgiving Special - Episode #99

11/24/2018
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Highlights: Thanksgiving Special Host: Theo Mayer This week we are asking our listeners to help us build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC. We have a fundraising goal on the episode which people can help us achieve by: Texting the letters “WWI” to the number 91-999 - When you do that you will get a text right back that provides all the giving instructions. Text to Give: Text: “WWI” to 91-999 Memorial information ww1cc.org/memorial Thanksgiving...

Duration:00:25:49

Sacred Service, Nov 11, 2018: Ep. #98

11/17/2018
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Special: Sacred Service World War I Armistice Centennial, November 11, 2018 Episode #98 Host: Theo Mayer This special episode brings you the sound of World War I Armistice Day Sacred Service, a multi-denominational service honoring the Centennial of the WWI Armistice, from the WWI Centennial Commission in partnership with Washington National Cathedral. View the video at: ww1cc.org/sacredservice Download the Service program (a keepsake in its own right)...

Duration:01:19:36

The Run-up to the Armistice. Ep. #97

11/12/2018
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Highlights: The Run-up to the Armistice Host: Theo Mayer 100 Years Ago… The Run-up to the Armistice - Host | @02:10Was America crucial to winning the war? - Prof. Geoffrey Wawro | @09:10A reading of the Armistice - Host | @18:50The 369th Experience - performance | @39:05----more---- Run-up to the Armistice Historian Corner Geoffrey...

Duration:00:46:34

November 1918 Overview: Episode #96

11/4/2018
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Highlights: November 1918 Overview Host: Theo Mayer Preview of podcast over the coming weeks | @00:20November 1918 Overview - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer | @02:40Maneuvering both military and diplomatic - Mike Shuster | @18:15WWI WarTech: The Wristwatch - Host | @21:55Commission News: The coming week of commemoration - Host | @24:30Arlington County WWI Commemoration Task Force - Dr. Allison Finkelstein | @26:00No Armistice from the flu - David Pietrusza | @34:45100...

Duration:00:54:25

Preparing for Peace & War: Episode #95

10/28/2018
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Highlights: Preparing for Peace & War Host: Theo Mayer Preparing for Peace & War - Host | @01:50The fighting and plans continue - Mike Shuster | @08:40America Emerges: Brig. Gen. Hunter Liggett - Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:35Live Streaming Armistice events - Host | @19:30Events around the nation - Host | @21:35Pvt. Roy W. Hamm Tribute Train - Ted Lemen | @23:15“Hello Girl” Grace Banker - Carolyn Timbie | @28:40Century of Sound - James Errington | @36:05Speaking WWI: Nothing to write home...

Duration:00:55:14

Liberation in Belgium: Ep. #94

10/21/2018
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Highlights: Liberation in Belgium Host: Theo Mayer Preface: Bells of Peace - Host | @00:20100 Years Ago: Liberation in Belgium & refugees return - Host | @03:50Insight into Germany - Mike Shuster | @08:45America Emerges: 29th Division in the Valley of Death - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:20Commission News: Some upcoming events profiled - Host | @19:45Belgian musicians in Nashville - Maestro Rik Ghesquiere | @24:10Historian Corner: CMH & WWI, Part II - Dr. Brian Neumann | @31:10More about...

Duration:01:05:26

Sgt. Alvin York: Episode #93

10/13/2018
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Highlights: Sgt. Alvin York Host: Theo Mayer Peace Explored & Rejected - Host | @01:55Atrocities in Syria - Mike Shuster | @08:55America Emerges: Sgt. Alvin York - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:35Commission News: The ACE schedule is published - Host | @21:20Events: NY Transit Museum WWI Day - Kevin Fitzpatrick & Polly DesJarlais | @23:40Remembering Veterans: Charles Edward Dilkes - Dr. Virginia Dilkes | @31:10Speaking WWI: Teddy Bear Suit - Host | @38:25Historian’s Corner: Baseball in WWI -...

Duration:01:02:38

October 1918 Overview: Ep.#92

10/7/2018
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Highlights: October 1918 Overview Host: Theo Mayer October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr.Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @03:55Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @20:00Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @26:40Commission News: Honor & Remember in Chicago - Host | @31:24Commission News: Bells of Peace update - Host | @32:15State Profile: Georgia - Dr. Tom Jackson | @33:40Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @41:10US Army CMH WWI...

Duration:01:12:15

The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins. Ep.#91

9/29/2018
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Highlights Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55The first day at the Meuse - Michael Shuster | @08:55First person accounts from the 91st Wild West Division - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:25Archiving the Centennial for posterity | @20:30Bells of Peace at St. Mary’s in Burlington, NJ | @23:10The Bells of Peace APP is now available for download | @24:15Tennessee in WWI - Michael Birdwell | @25:30The story of Erwin Bleckley - Lt.-Col Doug Jacobs (Ret.) | @31:20New book “Thunder in the...

Duration:00:55:10

Financing War & Going Dry: Ep. #90

9/22/2018
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Highlights: Financing War & Going Dry Activities on the many fronts - Mike Shuster | @04:20Meuse-Argonne opening days - Dr. Edward Lengel | @08:25Financing War & going dry | @15:20Farewell to David Shuey | @22:00Update on Armistice Centennial Events in DC | @23:35Kentucky in WWI: Filson Historical Society - Jana Meyer & Jim Pritchard | @24:55Utah in WWI: Utah WWI Centennial Commission - Valerie Jacobson | @31:35Spotlight on the Media: Documentary on German Air Service - John Heinsen |...

Duration:00:56:14

The Saint Mihiel Offensive: Ep. #89

9/16/2018
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Highlights: Saint Mihiel Offensive Episode Setup | @02:50Saint Mihiel Overview - Mike Shuster | @03:50Military Stories: Saint Mihiel - Dr. Edward Lengel | @07:25War in the Sky: Saint Mihiel | @13:05On the homefront: Headlines in the news | @15:35Commission News: Bullet updates | @19:25International events update - Dr. Monique Seefried | @24:35Alabamians in WWI - Nimrod Frazier | @30:25100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Jacksonville, FL - Michele Luthin & Percy Rosenbloom | @36:10WWI WarTech: The...

Duration:00:56:25

September 1918 Overview: Episode #88

9/8/2018
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Highlights - September 1918 overview September 1918 Overview - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer @| 01:55American soldiers in Siberia - Mike Shuster @| 20:40Commission News: Update on ACE and YourACE initiatives @| 25:05Update from the States: New Jersey - Sara Cureton & Veronica Calder @| 27:00Spotlight on the media: Football and WWI - Doug Bigelow @| 33:05100C/100M: Fort Caswell Rifle Range - Ron & Dr. Norma Eckard @| 38:20WW1 WarTech - Aircraft carrier @| 44:15Speaking WW1 -...

Duration:00:55:38

Labor Day 1918: Episode #87

9/1/2018
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Highlights: Labor Day 1918 Labor Day, Unions, Sedition, Bombs, the Babe and Butte | @ 02:00Surging forward on the Western Front - Mike Shuster | @ 11:45Bio Special: Great War Channel - Indy Neidell | @ 15:55Commission News: YourACE program launches | @ 16:55Michigan Commemorates WWI - Dennis Skupinski | @ 22:50Remembering WWI @ the Durham Museum - Jessica Brummer & Emma Sundberg | @ 29:20International Report: Gathering in Verdun | @ 35:35Education: Newsletter Issue #14 “Medicine & Shell...

Duration:00:48:15