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  • World War I and the Environment
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    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…

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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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  • US Domestic Politics and Treaty of Versailles
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    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…

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  • Womens Roles in World War I
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    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…

    119 views
  • Myths About America in World War I
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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 war, or…

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  • 1919 Paris Peace Conference
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    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.…

    403 views
  • emThe War That Ended Peaceem
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    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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  • 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…

    506 views
  • First US Hockey Team to Win a Stanley Cup  1917
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    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…

    65 views
  • 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…

    383 views
  • The Lost Battalion
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    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…

    1,092 views
  • 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…

    417 views
  • World War I MeuseArgonne Offensive
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    World War I Meuse-Argonne Offensive

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson and French battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan visited battlefields, villages, and monuments to tell the story of the forty-seven day Meuse-Argonne offensive,…

    866 views
  • 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…

    569 views
  • 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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  • 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…

    479 views
  • 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…

    626 views
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