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Highlights

  • America’s youth goes to war |@01:20
  • Russia stalls - Germany attacks -Mike Shuster |@08:30
  • Building the DH-4 bomber |@11:55
  • WW1 Commemoration flags for Veterans Day |@15:15
  • DHS and WW1 - Allison Finkelstein and Zack Wilske |@16:05
  • “World War 100” and “1917: America Joins The Fight” symposia |@23:30
  • Speaking WW1 - Cushie! |@25:40
  • 100C/100M in Trafford, PA - Andrew Capets |@27:00
  • WW1CC.org/edu goes live |@32:20
  • The Lost Sketchbooks - Rex Passion |@33:10
  • Roll of Honor Foundation - Jerry Michaud |@39:40
  • WWrite Blog: “God Armeth the Patriot” |@46:00 Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlights

  • America’s youth goes to war |@01:20
  • Russia stalls - Germany attacks -Mike Shuster |@08:30
  • Building the DH-4 bomber |@11:55
  • WW1 Commemoration flags for Veterans Day |@15:15
  • DHS and WW1 - Allison Finkelstein and Zack Wilske |@16:05
  • “World War 100” and “1917: America Joins The Fight” symposia |@23:30
  • Speaking WW1 - Cushie! |@25:40
  • 100C/100M in Trafford, PA - Andrew Capets |@27:00
  • WW1CC.org/edu goes live |@32:20
  • The Lost Sketchbooks - Rex Passion |@33:10
  • Roll of Honor Foundation - Jerry Michaud |@39:40
  • WWrite Blog: “God Armeth the Patriot” |@46:00 Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlights:

  • Ask Alexa: “Play W W 1 Centennial News Podcast” |@ 01:00
  • Second Liberty Bond drive launches |@ 02:00
  • Spy ring in Palestine - Mike Shuster |@ 06:25
  • War In the Sky - RiesenFlugzeug - behemoths of the sky |@ 10:10
  • Great War Alliance Forum |@ 13:05
  • Follow up on Cardines Field rededication |@ 13:55
  • Holding talks about WWI in communities - Richard Rubin |@ 15:15
  • Speaking WWI -  This week: “Booby Trap” |@ 21:30
  • 100C/100M in Ridgewood, NJ - Chris Stout |@ 23:10
  • “Rendezvous With Death” - David Hanna |@ 28:30
  • Pershing/Lafayette statues rededicated in Versaille |@ 34:40
  • Trek through the Dolomites - WWrtie Blog w Shannon Huffman Polson |@ 36:00
  • The Buzz on #CountdownToVeteransDay -Katherine Akey |@ 36:55 Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlights

  • Food Will Win The War |@01:15
  • Anti-war sentiment and the IWW Union - Mike Shuster |@05:35
  • “Those Draftin’ Blues” Maceo Pinkard timely tune |@10:00
  • Terry Hamby elected Chair of the US WW1 Centennial Commission |@12:50
  • US Mint to introduce their memorial coin design |@14:00
  • Re-dedication of the Bernado Cardeens Baseball Field in RI |@14:40
  • Speaking WWI - OMG! Really!? |@16:15
  • 100C/100M First 50 “WWI Centennial Memorials” announced |@17:40
  • 100C/100M Project Profile - Swanton, OH with Mayor Ann Roth |@18:45
  • Researching Stories of Service with author Christy Leskovar |@24:00
  • Underwater Archeology - The WW1 Cruiser the USN San Diego |@29:30
  • WWrite Blog - Poet James Seamon Cotter Jr. by Connie Ruzich |@31:00
  • A BIG BUZZ this month |@32:00   Read the rest of this entry »

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WWI Centennial News SPECIAL

This is another special feature presentation of the WW1 Centennial News Podcast.

Welcome to PART II of  “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace”.

This two part special is an adaptation from a live staged event the Commission produced on the April 6, 2017 centennial of America’s entry into: “ war that changed the world”.

Edward Bilous as the artistic director, and Chris Christopher as the US WW1 Centennial Commission’s executive producer pulled together an amazing group of artists, historians musician, actors, and others for a live performance staged at the National WWI Museum and Memorial  in Kansas City to an audience of over 3,000 attendees.

For this 2-part special we have excerpted key moments from the story that unfolds, the music that was performed and the readings from a cast of amazing actors, orators, musicians and other luminaries.

In Part 1 we examined the great debate in America about getting into the war, and today, in Part 2, we present how events overtook the debate and as America declared its entry into WW1. Read the rest of this entry »

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WWI Centennial News SPECIAL

This week and next week, we are going to break format as we present a 2-part special podcast version of  “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace”.

This two part special is an adaptation from a live staged event the Commission produced on the April 6, 2017 centennial of America’s entry into: The war that changed the world.

Edward Bilous as the artistic director, and Chris Christopher as the US WW1 Centennial Commission’s executive producer pulled together an amazing group of artists, historians musician, actors, and others for a live performance staged outdoors at the National WWI Museum and Memorial  in Kansas City to an audience of over 3,000 attendees.

For this 2-part special we have excerpted key moments from the story that unfolds, the music that was performed and the readings from a cast of amazing actors, orators, musicians and other luminaries.

Part 1 examines the great debate in America about getting into the war Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlights

  • Life inside German Occupied Belgium |@ 03:15
  • Some memorable stories from the front - Mike Shuster |@ 13:3 0
  • Preview of Camp Doughboy - Governors Island, NY 9/16-9/17 |@ 19:00
  • Preview of Pershing Days - Laclede, MO, 9/15-9/17 with Alicyn Ehrich and Denzil Heaney |@ 20:15
  • $10,000 WWI academic competition |@ 24:55
  • Speaking WWI - Cooties! Yuk! |@ 26:00
  • 100C/100M with Jim Yocum on Santa Monica CA project |@ 27:15
  • CBS Radio ConnectingVets.com |@ 33:15
  • Phil Eaton - Coast Guard Winged Warrior of WW1 |@ 34:40
  • WWrite Blog on Champagne |@ 35:35

And more... Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlights:

  • Please donate to the Hurricane Harvey victims |@ 01:00
  • WW1 in China and Japan |@ 02:30
  • Mike Shuster - The fire at Salonika |@ 11:35
  • Dr. “Russ” McDonald on 49th UTTC International Powwow |@ 18:15
  • Speaking WWI - This week: “Field Day” |@ 24:50
  • Joel Mize on 100C/100M project in Mussel Shoals, AL |@ 26:00
  • Chris Connelly - Story of Service about USMC grandfather |@ 34:20
  • Tanveer Kalo - former intern becoming subject matter expert |@ 40:30
  • The Buzz - This week in social Media |@ 41:50

And more... Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlights

  • Moving the goods - The railroads and the war effort |@ 01 :00
  • Lynn Heidelbaugh - The postal service in WW1 |@ 08:20
  • The “Hat in the ring Gang” - Centennial of the 94th Aero Squadron |@ 13:40
  • Mike Shuster - Dissent in the German forces |@ 15:15
  • Richard Rubin & Jonathan Bratten - Being German ain't easy in 1917 |@ 19:50
  • Speaking WW1 - This week’s word “Strafe” |@  29:30
  • John Motley - 100C/100M project in Fort Towsen, OK |@ 30:20
  • Andrew Carroll - Center for American War Letters |@ 36:45   

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Highlights

  • Getting ready for training camp  - War Department issues 30 lesson manifesto |@02 :00
  • RG Head on the War In The Sky - 1917 overview |@06:00
  • Richard Rubin & Jonathan Bratton on the Storyteller & The Historian on the Naval Reserve Act |@12:40
  • Mike Shuster on the war in the middle east |@18:45
  • Speaking WWI: “Thingumyjig” |@25:20  
  • Anne Taylor & Ruth Edmonson Johnson on 100 Cities / 100 Memorials |@26:20
  • Professor Jeff Jakeman on Penrose Vass Stout: Aviator, architect and artist |@32:15
  • The eclipse of 1918: What comes around, comes around |@37:00
  • Susan Werbe on telling the WWI  story with the voice of people |@37:50

And more... Read the rest of this entry »

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