Filter by

World War I

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 235 Show 100
  • US Domestic Politics and Treaty of Versailles
    Last Aired

    U.S. Domestic Politics and Treaty of Versailles

    William Jewell College Professor Gary Armstrong discussed the U.S. Senate’s rejection of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles to end World War I, which President Woodrow Wilson had spent seven months overseas…

    560 views
  • emAmerican Artifactsem Recalls WWI Battle of Saint Mihiel
    Last Aired

    World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel

    C-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to 16, 1918 World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel, France. Locations included the Montsec American…

    833 views
  • Historian Mitchell Yockelson Tours WWI Battlefields in France
    Last Aired

    World War I Battle of Belleau Wood Centennial

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson led a tour of American monuments, battlefields, and a cemetery in northeastern France to commemorate the centennial of several battles in May and June of 1918.…

    2,370 views
  • emMovies at Warem
    Last Aired

    Movies at War

    This “Film Bulletin” produced by the U.S. Army Signal Corps shows how training, informational, and Hollywood films were distributed by ship, airplane, train, truck, and sometimes camel to…

    67 views
  • African Americans in World War I
    Last Aired

    African Americans in World War I

    To mark the 2018 centennial of World War I, a panel of historians met to reflect on African Americans in the Great War. They talked about the discrimination that black soldiers faced…

    502 views
  • National World War I Memorial
    Last Aired

    National World War I Memorial

    Sculptor Sabin Howard discussed the process behind creating a “A Soldier’s Journey,” the sculptural component of the new National World War I Memorial, which is being constructed on…

    192 views
  • African American Soldiers in World Wars I and II
    Last Aired

    African American Soldiers in World Wars I and II

    Three historians discussed the struggle by black troops in two World Wars to overcome racism and earn the right to fight as combat soldiers. Speakers included John Morrow Jr. and Jeffrey Sammons,…

    35 views
  • US Supreme Court During World War I
    Last Aired

    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…

    553 views
  • US Supreme Court and Free Speech During World War I
    Last Aired

    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:…

    665 views
  • emOn the Firing Line with the Germansem
    Last Aired

    On the Firing Line with the Germans

    Two World War I film scholars and two Library of Congress preservationists described how this film was rediscovered and restored by the Library of Congress. The entire film was then shown…

    1,974 views
  • World War I and the Environment
    Last Aired

    World War I and the Environment

    Tait Keller, co-editor of Environmental Histories of World War I, talked about the diverse ecological impacts the first World War had across the globe. He explained how these went far…

    169 views
  • Classical Music and Politics in 20th Century America
    Last Aired

    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…

    575 views
  • Womens Roles in World War I
    Last Aired

    Women's Roles in World War I

    Author Lynn Dumenil talked about her book “The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I.” She examined the different roles women played during the conflict, including their…

    216 views
  • Myths About America in World War I
    Last Aired

    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 war, or…

    6,082 views
  • 1919 Paris Peace Conference
    Last Aired

    1919 Paris Peace Conference

    Historian Margaret MacMillan, author of Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World, examined the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, which sought to hammer out a peace treaty for World War I.…

    512 views
  • emThe War That Ended Peaceem
    Last Aired

    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…

    2,104 views
  • First US Hockey Team to Win a Stanley Cup  1917
    Last Aired

    First U.S. Hockey Team to Win a Stanley Cup - 1917

    Author Kevin Ticen talked about his book, When It Mattered Most, which tells the story of the Seattle Metropolitans, the first U.S. team to win professional hockey’s Stanley Cup by…

    76 views
  • World War I US Railroad Operations
    Last Aired

    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…

    420 views
  • The Lost Battalion
    Last Aired

    The Lost Battalion

    French battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan and historian Mitchell Yockelson visited a memorial and remnants of World War I trenches in France’s Argonne Forest to tell the story of the “Lost…

    1,370 views
  • Psychological Impact on World War I Pilots
    Last Aired

    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…

    427 views
  • Load 20 More