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    Harlem Rattlers and World War I

    Jeffrey Sammons, co-author of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality, talked about the self-proclaimed Harlem…

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    Annessa Stagner on World War I Soldiers

    University of California, Irvine doctoral candidate Annessa Stagner talked about World War I soldiers and shell shock in this interview conducted at the 2014 American Historical Association…

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    Book Discussion on The Great War

    Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I…

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    Q&A with Margaret MacMillan

    Margaret MacMillan talked about her historical narrative, The War that Ended Peace: The Road to 1914, in which she describes in detail the assassination in 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand,…

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    Book Discussion on The War That Ended Peace

    Margaret MacMillan, international history professor at Oxford University, talked about her book, The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914, in which she examines the lead-up to World War…

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    Book Discussion on Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

    Military historian Max Hastings presents a history of the first year of World War I in his book Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War. He examines the diplomatic failings that led to the…

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    Book Discussion on The Last of the Doughboys

    Richard Rubin talked about his book, The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War, in which he presents a collection of interviews he conducted with men…

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    Book Discussion with Max Hastings

    Book TV interviewed Max Hastings in London about his research and writings on both World War I and World War II.
    Max Hastings is the author of almost 20 books, including:
    America, 1968: The…

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    Native American Military History

    Colorado Mesa University professor Timothy Winegard talks about the history of Native Americans and their involvement in American and Canadian wars. This event took place at the…

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    The Zimmermann Telegram

    Thomas Boghardt, author of The Zimmermann Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War One, explained why Germany sent the telegram to Mexico; how it was…

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    Book Discussion on To End All Wars

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, which focuses on the now largely-forgotten opposition to World War I. He showed slides…

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    Panel on the History of War

    Authors talked about their books about war. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Diane Smith moderated.
    “History: War & Remembrance” was a panel,…

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    Book Discussion on Conscience

    In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, and his three brothers, who had conflicting views during World War I. The sons of a…

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    Book Discussion on To End All Wars

    Adam Hochschild talked about his history of World War One as it was experienced by the British. He spoke about the topic, also subject of his latest book, at the Brecht Forum in New…

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    Army Corporal Frank Buckles Lying in Repose, Part 2

    The casket of Army Corporal Frank Buckles lay in repose in Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Chapel. He was the last surviving veteran of World War I.

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    Army Corporal Frank Buckles Lying in Repose, Part 3

    The casket of Army Corporal Frank Buckles lay in repose in Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Chapel. He was the last surviving veteran of World War I.

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    Army Corporal Frank Buckles Lying in Repose, Part 5

    The casket of Army Corporal Frank Buckles lay in repose in Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Chapel. He was the last surviving veteran of World War I.

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    Army Corporal Frank Buckles Lying in Repose, Part 1

    The casket of Army Corporal Frank Buckles lay in repose in Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Chapel. He was the last surviving veteran of World War I.

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    Army Corporal Frank Buckles Lying in Repose, Part 4

    The casket of Army Corporal Frank Buckles lay in repose in Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Chapel. He was the last surviving veteran of World War I.

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    Ceremony to Honor the Passing of the Great War Generation

    The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial honored the passing of the Great War generation with a special ceremony noting the passing of the last WWI veteran, Frank Buckles, who…

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