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Commemorating the First World War Centennial in Kansas

Author: Blair Tarr (page 1 of 53)

“Answering the Call: A World War I Exhibit”

Better late than never to report this. The Lyon County Historical Society in Emporia has had a World War I exhibit since last November, and it’s scheduled to close this summer.

For more information, see the article: http://www.emporiagazette.com/area_news/article_479597c8-a0d1-55c9-b5ef-899e15361d47.html ...read more

C-SPAN3, June 16th

Two WWI Programs on C-SPAN3 early Sunday morning, and it’s a repeat of last week. As usual, times are Central.

World War I U.S. Railroad Operations. Airs early Sunday morning June 16th at 3:25 a.m.

History Bookshelf: Ann Hagedorn, “Savage Peace.” Airs at 6:15 a.m Sunday morning, June 16th. ...read more

C-SPAN3, June 8th

After a few weeks of no WWI programming, C-SPAN3 comes back with a couple of programs this Saturday afternoon. All times are Central.

World War I U.S. Railroad Operations. A recent talk given at the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Airs at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, June 8th. ...read more

WWI on Turner Classics for June; Note about WWI on C-SPAN

There are a few movies this month on Turner Classics with a World War I theme, which is no small trick in this month when we observe the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing and the number of World War II movies that are being shown. All times below are Central. ...read more

Mother’s Day and WWI

It’s a couple of days late, but TIME Magazine posted an article regarding the influence World War I had on Mother’s Day. Use the link below to get to the story:

http://time.com/5585264/mothers-day-origins-military/

Turner Classic Movies for May

At the risk of offending those who absolutely love Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia and watch them every chance these classics are scheduled–well, not this month, at least not on TCM. We do have some WWI-themed movies on TCM in May, and as usual, all times listed here are Central. ...read more

Senator Pettigrew and the Espionage Act of 1917

We will refer you to the May 2019 Newsletter of the National Archives at Kansas City. They have a monthly column, “Hidden Treasures from the Stacks,” and during the Centennial of WWI they had run stories of items in their collections relating to the war. ...read more

C-SPAN2 & 3, April 20

This may say it all now that the centennial of the Great War moves towards its end. On C-SPAN, the Civil War and the Second World War continue to find programming, but the First World War recedes back into the anonymity it does not deserve.

In any case, we have a couple of programs this week to announce. All times Central as usual. ...read more

Notre Dame, 1918

C-SPAN2, April 17 – 18

If you were looking for WWI viewing on C-SPAN last week, we were unable to detect any programming. We have one story this week, and times as usual are Central.

Jeremy Brown, “Influenza.” Jeremy Brown of the National Institute of Health talks about the 1918 flu pandemic. Airs at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, April 17; repeats at 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning, April 18.
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