Highlights: Valor Medal Review Legislation

Episode #120

Host - Theo Mayer

  • April 1919 Popular Science Magazine - Host | @ 01:55
  • Reactions to Versailles Peace Treaty - Mike Shuster | @ 12:05
  • A Century in the Making: Memorial Update - Joe Weishaar | @ 17:05
  • WWI Valor Medals Review Legislation - Dr. Tim Westcott / Zach Austin | @ 25:45
  • Legless, Wingless Animals Serving in WWI - Leah Tams | @ 36:00
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlight - Host | @ 41:55

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Month

The Popular Science Headlines April, 1919 - Host

https://books.google.com/books?id=7igDAAAAMBAJ&q=April+1919#v=snippet&q=April%201919&f=false

The Great War

Reactions to Versailles Peace Treaty  - Mike Shuster

http://greatwarproject.org/2019/04/21/this-is-not-peace/

World War I - NOW

100 Years in the Making

Memorial Update - Joe Weishaar

http://ww1cc.org/memorial

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/press-media/wwi-centennial-news/6088-wwi-memorial-designer-joe-weishaar-to-share-war-stories.html

https://honorscollege.uark.edu/engage/alumni/meet-the-alumni/joe-weishaar.php

Remembering Veterans

Valor Medal Review Legislation - Dr. Timothy Westcott & Zachary Austin

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

http://gsr.park.edu

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

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

http://ww1cc.org/valor

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zachary-austin-19829198

https://bit.ly/2GuVWEq

https://bit.ly/2GuoOfX

Animals in WW1 - Leah Tams

https://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/how-did-animals-even-slugs-serve-world-war-i

http://www.leahtams.org

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

Researcher and writing support:

Dave Kramer

JL Michaud

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