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    Book Discussion on Betrayal at Little Gibraltar

    William Walker talked about his book Betrayal at Little Gibraltar: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I, in which he recalls America’s…

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    Myths About America in World War I

    Professor Jennifer Keene talked about myths about America’s involvement in World War I, including the misconceptions that the U.S. was not involved in Europe prior to entering the…

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    General Pershing and the Battle of Meuse-Argonne

    Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I. Mr. Yockelson focused on General…

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    Book Discussion on Send the Alabamians

    Nimrod Frazer talked about his book Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, in which he recounts the history of the 167th Infantry Regiment during World War I.…

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    World War I Memorial Winning Design

    The design team of the national World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C., talked about the ideas and symbolism behind its winning entry. The memorial commemorates the centennial of…

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    Book Discussion on Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America

    Jennifer Keene talked about her book Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America, about the doughboys of World War I and the impact they had on the future treatment of military…

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    World War I Memorial Design Announcement

    The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission announced the winner of an international design competition for a new national World War I memorial to be built in Pershing Park in Washington,…

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    America's Entry into World War I

    Professor Mary Dudziak talked about the events and politics behind America’s entry into World War I and its mixed support from the American people. From 1914 to 1917, under the…

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    Interview on World War I Memorial

    Edwin Fountain talked about proposed designs for the World War I Memorial to be built in Washington, D.C. The site is near the White House and within view of the U.S. Capitol.

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    Book Discussion on The Guardians

    Professor Susan Pedersen talked about her book The Guardians, in which she recalls the internal debates at the Paris Peace Conference following World War I and the creation of the League of…

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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior…

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    Book Discussion on First Over There

    Matthew Davenport talked about his book First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America’s First Battle of World War I, in which he tells stories of the soldiers who…

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    World War I Uniform Production

    A silent film clip of World War I uniform production at the Quartermaster Supply Building in New York City.

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    Book Discussion on Alvin York

    Colonel Douglas Mastriano talks about his biography Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne, in which he tells the story of Sergeant Alvin York, one of the most…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army Sergeant William Shemin and Army Private Henry Johnson for their actions on the French front during World War I. The…

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    Woodrow Wilson and the Treaty of Versailles

    Professor Sean McMeekin talks about the Treaty of Versailles, which eventually helped end World War I. He also talked about President Woodrow Wilson’s role in crafting the treaty and…

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    Book Discussion on A Higher Form of Killing

    Diana Preston talked about her book A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare, in which she examines Germany’s violation of rules…

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    RMS Lusitania Departing New York City on Final Voyage

    This silent newsreel film from 1915 shows passengers boarding the RMS Lusitania, which was sunk by a German U-Boat six days later off the coast of Ireland.

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    The Sinking of the Lusitania

    In this 1918 animated film, animation pioneer Winsor McCay painstakingly recreated the May 7, 1915, German attack on RMS Lusitania. The longest animated movie ever made at the time,…

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    Centennial of Lusitania Sinking

    Panelists examined the wartime role of the sinking of the Lusitania, the worldwide reaction to the tragedy, and its impact on American public opinion about the war. On May 7, 1915, the RMS…

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