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  • World War I African Americans and Civil Rights
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    World War I, African Americans and Civil Rights

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture recently released a book called We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity. In conjunction, the museum also has…

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  • Washington Journal Krewasky Salter Discusses African American Soldiers Role in WWI
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    Krewasky Salter on African American Soldiers' in World War I

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Guest Associate Curator Krewasky Salter discussed African American soldiers in WWI and how their experiences served as a…

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  • US Supreme Court During World War I
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    U.S. Supreme Court During World War I

    Author and Virginia Commonwealth University history professor emeritus Melvin Urofsky described the constitutional issues the Supreme Court faced during World War I. He was introduced by…

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  • Classical Music and Politics in 20th Century America
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    Classical Music and Politics in 20th Century America

    Author and former classical musician Jonathan Rosenberg discussed his new book, Dangerous Melodies: Classical Music in America from the Great War through the Cold War, which explores the…

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  • World War II and Memory
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    World War II and Memory

    Author Ran Zwigenberg talked about how people remember World War II and examined the accounts from the survivors of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Holocaust. This interview was recorded at…

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  • US Army in Northern Russia 19181919
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    U.S. Army in Northern Russia, 1918-1919

    World War I scholar and author James Carl Nelson discussed his book, The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America’s Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918 to 1919. In August of 1918, about…

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  • Harry Truman in World War I and US Military Rivalries
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    Harry Truman in World War I and U.S. Military Rivalries

    Former U.S. Marine Corps historian and archivist Michael Miller discussed Harry Truman’s views of the U.S. Marine Corps, which he argued were first formed during his service as an Army…

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  • World War I and the Origins of the Fossil Fuel Era
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    World War I and the Origins of the Fossil Fuel Era

    History and environmental studies Professor Brian Black detailed how World War I led to a dramatic world-wide increase in the production and use of fossil fuels, especially petroleum.…

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  • Ottoman Empire After World War I
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    Ottoman Empire After World War I

    Yiğit Akin is the author of When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire. He discussed his book, which looks at the impact of World War I on ordinary Ottomans…

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  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 1
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

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  • Psychological Impact on World War I Pilots
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    Psychological Impact on World War I Pilots

    Author Mark Wilkins examined the psychological impact of World War I aerial combat and the disorder known as “aeroneurosis,” a nervous condition brought on by flying. He also talked about…

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  • Harry Truman During World War I
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    Harry Truman During World War I

    Harry Truman was the only U.S. president to have seen combat during World War I. Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum curator Clay Bauske toured the “Heroes or Corpses” exhibit, which follows Harry…

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  • World War I US Railroad Operations
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    World War I U.S. Railroad Operations

    Historian Rudolph Daniels talked about his book, The Great Railroad War: United States Railway Operations During World War I. He argued that the ability to move troops, equipment and…

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  • How World War I Affected the US
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    How World War I Affected the U.S.

    Historian Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath. He chronicled how the war impacted Americans as well as societal issues such as Prohibition,…

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  • Romagne 19141918 Museum
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    Romagne 1914-1918 Museum

    The French vllage of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon is on the edge of the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery where more than 14,000 American World War I soldiers are buried. The founder and owner of a…

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  • emThe Great War in Americaem
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    The Great War in America

    Historian Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath.

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  • Unknown Soldier of World War I
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    Unknown Soldier of World War I

    On November 11, 1921, the remains of an unidentified WWI soldier were interred at Arlington National Cemetery. Combat historian Patrick O’Donnell explained how the soldier’s remains were chosen and…

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  • Treaty of Versailles and Its Impact on World War II
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    Treaty of Versailles and Its Impact on World War II

    Did the conditions of World War I’s Treaty of Versailles lead to World War II? University of Toronto professor Margaret MacMillan explored the 1918 armistice, the treaty’s terms, and the…

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  • US Supreme Court and Free Speech During World War I
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    U.S. Supreme Court and Free Speech During World War I

    University of Chicago law Professor Laura Weinrib talked about how the U.S. Supreme Court addressed free speech cases during World War I. She is the author of the book, The Taming of Free Speech:…

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  • emThunder in the Argonneem
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    Thunder in the Argonne

    Douglas Mastriano talked about the defense of the Argonne Forest and Meuse River Valley by Gen. John Pershing and his Doughboys during World War One.

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