Highlights: Fort Des Moines, Iowa

Episode #109

Host: Theo Mayer

  • From a Civil War, to a World War and Beyond - Host | @02:20
    With Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun & Dan Dayton
  • Wilson’s Push for a League of Nations - Mike Shuster | @10:35
  • First into Germany: Sgt. Roy Holtz Part 5 - Host | @14:40
    (Courtesy of Robert Laplander)
  • The Neglected Disabled Doughboys - Dr. Edward Lengel | @23:10
  • A Century in the Making: Interpretive Elements - Dr. Libby O’Connell | @30:20
  • Remembering Veterans: Fort Des Moines, IA - Dr. Hal Chase | @35:50
  • Education e-Newsletter - Liesl Christman Agan | @43:20
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Highlights - Host | @47:15

World War I - THEN

From a Civil War to a World War and Beyond

https://vimeo.com/296664693

https://youtu.be/jVPtxDS3o5U

https://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/reconstruction

The Great War

Wilson’s push for League of Nations - Mike Schuster

http://greatwarproject.org/2019/02/02/wilson-fights-for-a-league-of-nations//

Special

First into German: Sgt. Roy Holtz Part 5 - Host
Courtesy of Rob Laplander

http://www.ridingvintage.com/2012/12/war-machines-american-motorcycles-of-wwi.html

https://www.thrillist.com/cars/history-of-u-s-military-motorcycles

https://www.foxnews.com/auto/100-year-old-harley-davidson-returns-from-france-to-honor-american-wwi-vets

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/doughboy-mia-home.html

http://www.findingthelostbattalion.com/p/about-robert-j-laplander.html

 

Stories of Service

Disabled Doughboys Fight for Recognition - Dr. Edward Lengel

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

http://www.edwardlengel.com/harder-than-the-war-disabled-doughboys-fight-for-recognition/

http://bit.ly/2tILSQI

World War I - NOW

A Century In The Making

The Elements of the WWI Memorial Park - Dr. Libby O’Connell

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/honor/national-wwi-memorial.html

 

Historian’s Corner

Fort Des Moines pt.1: First Black Officer Training Camp in the US - Dr. Hal Chase

https://www.humanitiesiowa.org/hal-chase

 

Education

WW1 Museum Education Newsletter - Liesl Christman

 

https://www.theworldwar.org

https://www.theworldwar.org/education/archive

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lieslchristman

This Week in the Dispatch Newsletter - Host

http://www.ww1cc.org/dispatch

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

The General Motors Foundation

Walmart

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Written by: Theo Mayer

Short story provided by

Robert Laplander

Special segment hosts:

Mike Shuster

Dr. Edward Lengel

Researchers:

JL Michaud

Dave Kramer

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