Congressional Medals & Donuts

Episode #115

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:10
  • Mandates? Colonies by Another Name - Mike Shuster | @ 11:05
  • Donuts & the YMCA Volunteers - Patri O’Gan | @ 15:00
  • Suffragette Turned WWI Gov. Agent - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 21:20
  • Valor Medal Review Task Force - Zachary Austin | @ 27:00
  • Congressional Gold Medal for the Hello Girls - Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs | @ 33:00
  • National Medal of Honor Day 3/25 - Host | @ 41:20
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlights - Host | @ 43:55

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

Third Week of March, 1919 - Host

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com

The Great War Project

Mandates? Colonies by Another Name- Mike Schuster

http://greatwarproject.org/2019/03/17/mandates-colonies-by-another-name/

Remembering Veterans

Donuts & the YMCA Volunteers - Patri O’Gan

http://americanhistory.si.edu/profile/1154

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/donut-girls-wwi-helped-fill-soldiers-bellies-and-get-women-vote-180962864/

Stories of Service

Suffragette Turned WWI Gov. Agent - Dr. Edward Lengel

http://www.edwardlengel.com/from-womans-suffrage-leader-to-government-agent-in-world-war-i/

http://www.edwardlengel.com/about/

http://bit.ly/2tILSQI

World War I - NOW

Commission News

Valor Medal Review Task Force - Zachary Austin

http://ww1cc.org/valor

Remembering Veterans

“Hello Girls” Congressional Gold Medal - Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/03/04/these-women-were-denied-veteran-status-decades-congress-cant-overlook-them-again/?utm_term=.503bff7d7b82

https://www.amazon.com/Hello-Girls-Americas-First-Soldiers/dp/0674971477

http://elizabethcobbs.com/the-hello-girls/

https://www.npr.org/2017/04/06/522596006/the-hello-girls-chronicles-the-women-who-fought-for-america-and-for-recognition

https://www.npr.org/2017/04/06/522596006/the-hello-girls-chronicles-the-women-who-fought-for-america-and-for-recognition

https://the1a.org/shows/2017-07-12/americas-first-women-soldiers-had-to-fight-for-recognition-as-veterans

National Medal of Honor Day 3/25 - Host

https://history.army.mil/moh/worldwari.html

https://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/numerical-list-of-images/nhhc-series/nh-series/NH-88000/NH-88004.html

Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host

http://ww1cc.org/dispatch  

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

The Richard Lounsbery Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Written by: Theo Mayer

Special segment host:

Mike Shuster

Dr. Edward Lengel

Researcher and writing support:

JL Michaud

Dave Kramer

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