Highlights: Frank Buckles, The Last Doughboy!

Episode #116

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:15
  • Colonial Self Determination? - Mike Shuster | @ 11:35
  • Revisit Wilson’s 14 points - Host | @ 15:50
  • Doris Kellogg, Mechanic, Nurse, & more - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 20:10
  • Congressional Gold Medal for Hello Girls? - Host | @ 26:00
  • Valor Medal Review Task Force - Dr. Westcott & Ashlyn Weber | @ 27:40
  • Frank Buckles stimulates legacy - Ken Buckles | @ 33:45
  • Big Prize - TransAtlantic Flight - Host | @ 40:50
  • Dispatch highlights - Host | @ 44:00

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

The Headlines of Mid March, 1919 - Host

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com

The Great War

Massacre in Korea - Mike Schuster

http://greatwarproject.org/2019/03/24/massacre-in-korea/

Wilson’s 14 points

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wilson-delivers-fourteen-points-speech

Stories of Service

Women Building Ford Trucks: Doris Kellogg in WW1- Dr. Edward Lengel

http://www.edwardlengel.com/women-building-ford-trucks-doris-kellogg-in-world-war-i/

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

http://bit.ly/2tILSQI

World War I - NOW

Commission News

Congressional Gold Medal for Hello Girls - Host

https://cleaver.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/congressman-cleaver-introduces-bipartisan-bill-to-award-congressional

Valor Medal Review Task Force - Part II -Timothy Westcott & Ashlyn Weber

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/10/09/experts-review-whether-racism-robbed-wwi-troops-medal-honor.html

https://baltimorepostexaminer.com/world-war-i-medal-of-honor-review-urged-for-minority-servicemen/2018/10/10

https://www.facebook.com/parkuniversity/photos/a.10151868157907349/10156759996647349/?type=3&theater

https://www.park.edu/people/dr-timothy-westcott/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashlyn-weber-66a063120

http://gsr.park.edu

https://www.facebook.com/George-S-Robb-Centre-for-the-Study-of-the-Great-War-1133039406843201/

Remembering Veterans

Ken Buckles on his Relative, Frank Woodruff Buckles

http://www.rahusa.us/about/kenbuckles/

www.rahusa.us

http://arlingtoncemetery.net/fwbuckles.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Buckles

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 General Motors Foundation

Walmart

 

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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