Missouri's German Americans During World War I Petra DeWitt talked about German-Americans in Missouri during World War I. German-Americans made up one of the largest immigrant groups in… read more

Missouri's German Americans During World War I Petra DeWitt talked about German-Americans in Missouri during World War I. German-Americans made up one of the largest immigrant groups in the state at the time and were often scrutinized merely for being German. Professor DeWitt argued that this was not only because of federal doctrines like the Espionage Act and Sedition Act, but also that local authorities and individuals were harsher judges of patriotism. close

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  • Petra DeWitt Assistant Professor Missouri University of Science and Technology->History and Political Science Department
  • Eli Paul Manager Kansas City (MO) Public Library->Missouri Valley Special Collections

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Missouri's German Americans During World War I

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Program ID:
320971-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 2014 | 4:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 04, 2014 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 28, 2014 | 4:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2014 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 04, 2014 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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