Highlights: WWI Remembered in KC & DC

Episode #133

Host - Theo Mayer

  • How Treaties Are Created - Host | @ 02:23
  • Food Sales at Post Offices - Host | @ 08:50
  • National WWI Museum and Memorial in KC - Dr. Matthew Naylor | @ 10:55
  • Doughboy Foundation - Dan Dayton | @ 21:20
  • Born in the Month of July - Dave Kramer | @ 31:30 
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @ 34:35


World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

Peace Treaty and Senate Confirmation - Host


“The Senate’s Role in Treaties,” The U.S. Senate: Art and History, https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Treaties.htm

“Open Treaty Hearings Begin Tomorrow,” New York Times, July 30, 1919, p.1 https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1919/07/30/issue.html

War Surplus Food - Host


“U.S. Army Will Sell Surplus of Food in Post Offices,” New York Times, July 31, 1919, p. 1 https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1919/07/31/issue.html

“Promise Quick Action to Punish Profiteers,” Seattle Star, August 13, 1919, https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/1919-08-13/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=07%2F31%2F1919&index=10&date2=08%2F15%2F1919&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=1&words=food+FOOD+Food+foods+office+post&proxdistance=5&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=&andtext=food+post+office&dateFilterType=range&page=1

“Hoarded Stocks of Food to Be Placed On Market,” The Daily Gate City, August 9, 1919, p.1, https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87057262/1919-08-09/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=07%2F31%2F1919&sort=relevance&date2=08%2F15%2F1919&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=1&index=15&words=food+Food+foods+office+post+Post&proxdistance=5&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=&andtext=food+post+office&dateFilterType=range&page=2

World War I - NOW

National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City - Dr. Matthew Naylor

National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City: https://www.theworldwar.org/

World War 1 Commission:


National World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.


HistoryNet.com: https://www.historynet.com/matthew-naylor-legacy-world-war.htm

NonProfit Pro: https://www.nonprofitpro.com/article/2018-executive-of-the-year-dr-matthew-naylor/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattnaylor

Commission News: Announcing the Doughboy Foundation - Dr. Dan Dayton

Doughboy Foundation: https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/about/the-foundation.html

LinkedIn Profile:


World War 1 Commission:


National World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.


Born in the Month of July

Read by Dave Kramer


Paul, Steve, “Young Mr. Hemingway in Italy, https://www.theworldwar.org/learn/young-hemingway

Putnam, Thomas, “Hemingway on War and Its Aftermath,” Prologue Magazine, Spring 2006 https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2006/spring/hemingway.html

Ernest Hemingway Biography - World War I, http://www.lostgeneration.com/ww1.htm

Raymond Chandler on the Western Front, 1918,” https://centenarynews.com/article/raymond-chandler-on-the-western-front-1918

Woodward, Richard B., “The Hard-Boiled Bard,” The Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/nov/28/usa.biography

Daniel, Douglass K., “Bad Grandpa? Book DownplaysActor Walter Brennan’s Dark Side,” The Washington Times, 


“From the Archives: Walter Brennan, Oscar Winner Dies, Los Angeles Times, https://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/archives/la-me-walter-brennan-19740922-snap-story.html

“How War Poet Robert Graves Nearly Died at the Somme,” Imperial War Museum, https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/how-war-poet-robert-graves-nearly-died-at-the-somme 

Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host 

Link: http://ww1cc.org/dispatch




The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

Pritzker Military Museum and Library

The Doughboy Foundation


Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Special guests:

Garrett Peck

Dr. Patricia O’Toole

Dr. Matthew Naylor

Daniel S. Dayton

Interview Editing

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Web support: JL Michaud

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