Highlights: Dr. John Morrow: Lifetime Achievement

Episode #142

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Posts raising money for Nat. WWI Memorial - Derek Sansone & David Hamon  | @ 02:10
  • 100 Years ago - Host | @ 08:55
  • Born in the Month of September - David Kramer | @ 16:30
  • Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing - Dr. John Morrow | @ 22:50
  • The Buzz: Selected Posts from the Internet - Host | @ 37:15

Opening

Century In The Making

Posts Raising Money for the National WWI Memorial

Ken-Ton Bee article

https://www.kentonbee.com/articles/town-resident-raising-funds-to-support-wwi-memorial-project-in-washington/

Derek Sansone

Email: KillerBee05@hotmail.com

David Hamon

Email: David.hamon@worldwar1centennial.org 

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago

Sources

 

New York Times Archive (paid)Feather weight cars

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/browser 09/30/1919 page 11

Official Bulletin - President urges congress to pass Suffrage

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/educate/places/official-bulletin/3557-ww1-official-bulletin-volume-2-issue-425-september-28-1918.html

The Kentuckian, October 8, 1919, p. 1, https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069398/1919-10-08/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=09%2F25%2F1919&index=2&rows=20&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&words=Alvin+York&proxdistance=5&date2=10%2F15%2F1919&ortext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=alvin+york&andtext=&dateFilterType=range&page=1

 

“Veterans of Thirtieth Start First Big Reunion,” The News Scimitar, September 29, 1919, p. 1,

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn98069867/1919-09-29/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=09%2F25%2F1919&index=7&date2=10%2F15%2F1919&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&words=ALVIN+YORK&proxdistance=5&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=alvin+york&andtext=&dateFilterType=range&page=1

Born In The Month Of

Theodore Roosevelt Jr: 9/13/1887-7/12/1944

Jane Addams: 9/6/1860-5/21/1935

Maurice Chevalier: 9/12/1888-1/1/1972

  1. Scott Fitzgerald: 9/24/1896-12/21/1940

 

Sources

 

Hall, Zoe Dare, “French Entertainer Tricks His Way Out of German POW Camp,” The Telegraph, November 29, 2013,

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/inside-first-world-war/part-four/10483881/prisoner-of-war-camp-escape-chevalier.html

 

Whitman, Alden, “The Elegant Boulevardier,” New York Times, January 2, 1972, https://www.nytimes.com/1972/01/02/archives/the-elegant-boulevardier-maurice-chevalier-singer-and-actor-is-dead.html

 

“Theodore Roosevelt Jr., The Theodore Roosevelt Center

https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Learn-About-TR/TR-Encyclopedia/Family-and-Friends/Theodore-Roosevelt-Jr.aspx

 

BG Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Military Hall of Honor

https://militaryhallofhonor.com/honoree-record.php?id=1622

 

Zahniser, J. D., “Jane Addams, Secular Saint, Scorned During World War I,” American History

https://www.historynet.com/jane-addams-secular-saint-scorned-during-wwi.htm

 

Michals, Debra, Jane Addams, National Women’s History Museum

https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/jane-addams

 

  1. Scott Fitzgerald, (1896-1940), F. Scott Fitzgerald Society,

https://fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/about-us-2/biography/

World War I - NOW

Historians Corner

John Morrow, recipient of the 2019 Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing

https://willson.uga.edu/history-professor-john-morrow-wins-pritzker-award-for-lifetime-achievement-in-military-writing/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H._Morrow_Jr.

http://history.uga.edu/directory/people/john-morrow-jr

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-morrow-92685321/

The Buzz

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-24/how-world-war-i-changed-watches-forever

 

https://lititzrecord.com/news/wilbur-employees-world-war-history-to-be-preserved-in-the-park/

 

https://www.forces.net/news/pre-wwi-battleship-wreck-granted-heritage-protection

 

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/World-War-I-Veterans-Honored-in-Denton-560985601.html

 

http://www.wbiw.com/2019/09/23/orange-county-historical-society-hosting-traveling-exhibit/

 

https://www.miragenews.com/historic-ww1-field-gun-for-barkly-gardens/

 

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/west-virginia/articles/2019-09-14/huntington-man-reunited-with-fathers-wwi-items

 

https://www.wgrz.com/article/news/community/local-wwi-vet-receives-purple-heart/71-9477f935-a0e6-4db0-86e1-c5518d9c91c7

 

https://www.recordnet.com/news/20190913/history-in-making-all-over-again-convoy-of-historic-wwi-military-vehicles-stops-in-sj

 

https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/09/12/guardsmans-purple-heart-returns-to-maine-after-101-years/

 

https://www.nj.com/highschoolsports/2019/09/butler-football-honoring-hometown-vets-with-help-from-west-point.html

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Doughboy Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Editing:

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Website support: JL Michaud

Special guests:

Derek Sansone

David Hamon

Dr. John Morrow

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