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    Panel Discussion on World War I

    H.W. Brands, Tom Palmer, Jon Utley, and John Browne talked about World War I. “World War I: The War to End All Wars” was a panel at FreedomFest, an annual libertarian…

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    World War I and American Music

    Michael Lasser talked about how World War I changed American music and the precedents these changes set for future wartime generations. He spoke about how songs reflected the wartime…

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    Book Discussion on Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War

    Jeffrey Sammons talked about his book, Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality, in which he recounts the first…

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    Panel Discussion on the World Wars

    Wil S. Hylton, author of Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II, and John Ross, author of Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age…

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    Book Discussion on The Harlem Hellfighters

    Max Brooks talked about his book, The Harlem Hellfighters, in which he used historical research to write an account of the first African-American regiment to fight in World War I, the 369th…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

    Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his reaction to President Woodrow Wilson’s neutrality policy. Roosevelt’s four…

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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 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 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 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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    First Division Monument

    Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the First Division Monument which was dedicated in October 1924 and stands in President’s Park, south of the White House. He described…

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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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