Highlights: A Battleship in Union Square

Episode #121

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago This Week - Host | @ 02:00
  • Threat of Reimposed Blockade on Germany - Mike Shuster | @ 14:35
  • War Memoirs from WWI: ‘Jack’ Idriess  - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 18:35
  • Remembering Veterans: USS Recruit - Tom Frezza | @ 24:40
  • Events: AKC Museum of the Dog - Emily Brostek | @ 30:10
  • Education: “Who They Were” Project from Nashua, IA - Suzan Turner w/ Drew, Abby, Tyler, Jayne and Lucas | @ 35:25
  • Articles & Posts: Highlights from Dispatch - Host | @ 44:15

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

The First Week of May, 1919 - Host

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com

The Great War Project

Britain Threatens to Reimpose Blockade - Mike Shuster

http://greatwarproject.org/2019/04/28/britain-threatens-to-reimpose-blockade/

Historians Corner

War Memoirs from WWI: Jack Idriess  - Dr. Edward Lengel

http://www.edwardlengel.com/an-australian-cavalrymans-desert-column-7-best-wwi-memoir/

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

http://bit.ly/2tILSQI

World War I - NOW

Commission News / Remembering Veterans

USS Recruit at Union Square - Thomas Frezza

http://ww1cc.org/fleetweek

https://eugeneleeslover.com/USS_Recruit.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRzN22juBdg

https://www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums/nmusn.html

https://www.instagram.com/sawyer_the_seadog/

Events

AKC Museum of the Dog in Fleet Week - Emily Brostek

http://ww1cc.org/fleetweek

https://museumofthedog.org/events-and-education/calendar/stubby-salutes

https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-brostek-3b304a156?trk=prof-samename-picture

https://museumofthedog.org/about/key-staff

Education

Iowan Students Make Prizewinning WW1 Video - Suzan Turner

https://www.nhd.org//who-they-were?utm_campaign=national-history-day&utm_content=March+2019+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

https://www.nashua-plainfield.k12.ia.us

https://iowaculture.gov/history/get-involved/history-awards/recent-excellence-history-award-winners

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/IACIO/bulletins/23f5527

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OU6G2j2iOII&feature=youtu.be

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

Interview Editing

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Researcher and writing support:

Dave Kramer
JL Michaud

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