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    Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat in 1915 and the influence of the event on…

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    Betrayal at Little Gibraltar

    William Walker talked about his book Betrayal at Little Gibraltar: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I, in which he recalls America’s 1918 offensive against…

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    The Great War

    Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I…

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    Send the Alabamians

    Nimrod Frazer talked about his book Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, in which he recounts the history of the 167th Infantry Regiment during World War I. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America

    Jennifer Keene talked about her book Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America, about the doughboys of World War I and the impact they had on the future treatment of military veterans.…

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    Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

    Military historian Max Hastings presents a history of the first year of World War I in his book Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War. He examines the diplomatic failings that led to the…

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    University of Wisconsin World War I Exhibit

    Skye Doney talked about the World War I exhibit, “World War I 1914: Then came Armageddon,” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The exhibit chronicles the beginning of World War I on the Western front in…

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    The Guardians

    Professor Susan Pedersen talked about her book The Guardians, in which she recalls the internal debates at the Paris Peace Conference following World War I and the creation of the League of Nations,…

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    First Over There

    Matthew Davenport talked about his book First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America’s First Battle of World War I, in which he tells stories of the soldiers who fought in the…

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    World War I Propaganda Collection

    Keith Gorman talked about the World War I Propaganda Special Collection located at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The collection includes books and pamphlets prior to the U.S. intervention…

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    Alvin York

    Colonel Douglas Mastriano talks about his biography Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne, in which he tells the story of Sergeant Alvin York, one of the most…

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    A Higher Form of Killing

    Diana Preston talked about her book A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare, in which she examines Germany’s violation of rules of war…

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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Richard Striner talked about his book Woodrow Wilson and World War I: A Burden Too Great to Bear. This interview was held at the 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors'…

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    Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War

    Jeffrey Sammons talked about his book, Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality, in which he recounts the first African-American regiment to fight in…

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    In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, and his three brothers, who had conflicting views during World War I. The sons of a Presbyterian…

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    Panel Discussion on World War I

    H.W. Brands, Tom Palmer, Jon Utley, and John Browne talked about World War I. “World War I: The War to End All Wars” was a panel at FreedomFest, an annual libertarian conference held July…

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    Panel Discussion on the World Wars

    Wil S. Hylton, author of Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II, and John Ross, author of Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed,…

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    The Harlem Hellfighters

    Max Brooks talked about his book, The Harlem Hellfighters, in which he used historical research to write an account of the first African-American regiment to fight in World War I, the 369th Infantry…

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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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    The Last of the Doughboys

    Richard Rubin talked about his book, The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War, in which he presents a collection of interviews he conducted with men…

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