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  • World War I New York City
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    World War I New York City

    Kevin Fitzpatrick talked about World War I New York City. He is the author of World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War.

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  • emWorld War I and Americaem
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    World War I and America

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • 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…

    2,216 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…

    446 views
  • World War I and Trench Warfare
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    World War I and Trench Warfare

    Professor Richard Faulkner talked about trench warfare during World War I and looked at the different strategies and technological developments used in attempts to drive opponents out of…

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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…

    561 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…

    443 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…

    887 views
  • Military Aviation Museum Part 1
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    Military Aviation Museum, Part 1

    Robert “Boom” Powell gave a tour of World War I hangar at the Military Aviation Museum and talked about advances in aviation technology and pilot training during the war. Located in…

    526 views
  • 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…

    402 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…

    944 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…

    1,464 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…

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  • 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…

    672 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…

    1,145 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.…

    366 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…

    436 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…

    285 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…

    411 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…

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