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  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 2
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2

    Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United…

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  • Civil War World War I and Total War
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    Civil War, World War I, and "Total War"

    Professor Michael Neiberg talks about the Civil War, World War I, and the concept of “total war.” Professor Neiberg began by defining total war and then described parallels and differences between Civil War and…

    282 views
  • US Women Soldiers During World War I
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    U.S. Women Soldiers During World War I

    Elizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I. She also spoke about how their service affected the…

    416 views
  • Legacies of World War I
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    Legacies of World War I

    Panelists talked about the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The panelists spoke about the defeat and collapse of the Ottoman Empire, which had controlled…

    656 views
  • Jennifer Keene Discusses emWorld War Iem
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    World War I

    Jennifer Keene, professor and chair of the history department at Chapman University, talked about her book, World War I: The American Soldier Experience. This event, part of the 2017 Colby…

    1,430 views
  • 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…

    836 views
  • emOn the Firing Line with the Germansem
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    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…

    1,106 views
  • Reel America emHome Front 19171919em
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    Home Front 1917-1919

    Home Front 1917-1919: War Transforms American Life is an educational film, narrated by actor Robert Ryan, that shows how World War I brought about industrial growth, increased government…

    349 views
  • emThe Ordeal of Woodrow Wilsonem
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    The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson

    Hosted by former President Herbert Hoover, this film details Woodrow Wilson’s efforts to influence the Versailles Peace Treaty following World War I, and his failed push to win Senate approval of U.S.…

    341 views
  • World War I Navy
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    World War I Navy

    Professor James Rentfrow talked about how the U.S. Navy evolved in the 20 years between the Spanish-American War and World War I, when the Naval Act of 1916 introduced submarines and…

    413 views
  • Syrian Immigrants During World War I
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    Syrian Immigrants During World War I

    Historian Stacy Farenthold talked about about why Syrians immigrated to the U.S. during the first World War and what they did once they arrived. This interview took place at the…

    268 views
  • US Entry Into World War I
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    U.S. Entry Into World War I

    Authors and historians looked at what motivated the U.S. to get involved in World War I. Reasons discussed included the influence of British propaganda as well as the Zimmermann Telegram, an…

    387 views
  • emThe Great War and the Culture of the New Negroem
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    The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

    Mark Whalan talked about his book The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro, in which he examines the culture and lives of African Americans during World War I. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    342 views
  • emMen of Bronzeem
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    Men of Bronze

    Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I is the story of African American World War I soldiers of the 15th Infantry from New York, known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” as told…

    122 views
  • World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony
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    World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony

    The United States World War I Centennial Commission hosted a program from the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, marking the 100th anniversary of America’s…

    400 views
  • 100th Anniversary of US Entry into World War I
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    100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry into World War I

    American History TV presented live coverage from the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City to mark the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I. Guests talked about about the memorial built to…

    2,116 views
  • Reflections on US Entry into World War I
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    Reflections on U.S. Entry into World War I

    Historians talked about what motivated the United States to declare war on Germany in 1917. They also spoke about how U.S. diplomacy was transformed after World War I and the legacy of the…

    163 views
  • emOver Thereem
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    Over There

    Colonel Robert Dalessandro (Retired), chair of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, talked about his book, Over There: America in the Great War. This event, part of the 2017 Colby…

    360 views
  • Andrew Carroll Discusses emMy Fellow Soldiersem
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    My Fellow Soldiers

    Andrew Carroll talked about his book My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, in which he looks at World War I through the eyes of General…

    926 views
  • Michael Neiberg Discusses emThe Path to Warem
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    The Path to War

    Michael Neiberg talked about his book, The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America. This event, part of the 2017 Colby Military Writers' Symposium, was held at Norwich…

    429 views
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