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Commemorating the First World War Centennial in Kansas

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The Annals of Kansas, #60

The 60th installment seems like a good place to end the annals, as World War I events became fewer and fewer as 1919 wore on.

It also seems like a good idea to release this now, in case it might help anyone who may be interested in the aftermath of the war. We hope you enjoyed these glimpses of Kansas during the war years. ...read more

The Annals of Kansas, #59

100 years ago in Kansas, April 1919.

April 1, 1919.

-All draft boards in the state were closed.  Kansas had inducted 42,102 men into the army at a cost of $6.39 per soldier.

April 3, 1919.

-Many towns were building community houses as memorials to soldiers and sailors. ...read more

C-SPAN3, March 2 – 4

Once again there is a minimal amount of World War I programming on the C-SPAN networks this weekend. All times, as usual, are Central.

How World War I Affected the U.S. Airs at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2nd. Repeats at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3rd, and 1:40 a.m. Monday morning March 4th. ...read more

“A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War”

The National World War I Museum and Memorial has often offered talks on both J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, including showing Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films. With Jim’s previous post on the new Tolkien movie, it seems appropriate to follow it up with the announcement of a talk with the above title coming up at the Museum: ...read more

The Annals of Kansas, #58

100 years ago in Kansas, March 1919.

March 9, 1919.

-A poll indicated that Kansas dailies were in favor of a league of nations but were opposed to President Wilson’s plan as submitted to the peace conference.

March 14, 1919.

-McPherson reported 200 cases of influenza. ...read more

C-SPAN2 & 3, February 24 – 25

Once again, kind of a minimal amount of WWI programming on the C-SPAN networks this weekend. All time Central as usual.

C-SPAN2

Garrett Peck:  The Great War in America. Airs at 4:00 a.m. Monday morning, February 25th.

C-SPAN3

Unknown Soldier of World War I. Airs at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning, February 24th.
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C-SPAN3, February 16

This will be one of those lean weekends on the C-SPAN networks when it comes to WWI programming. One program, time is Central as usual.

U.S. Supreme Court & Free Speech During World War I. Saturday morning, February 16th, at 10:00 a.m.

C-SPAN2 &3, February 9 – 11

C-SPAN2

Douglas Mastriano:  Thunder in the Argonne. 3:45 a.m. Sunday morning, February 10th.

Garrett Peck:  The Great War in America. 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, February 10th.

C-SPAN3

WWII Commanders Trained During the First World War. 11:40 a.m. Saturday morning, February 9th. ...read more

Turner Classic Movies for February

This is the month Turner Classics begins its “31 Days of Oscar” promotion, so there will be World War I themed films that received at least one Oscar. Most of those shown this month are films that are regularly shown on TCM. All times here are Central. ...read more

C-SPAN3, February 3

It looks like a very quiet weekend for World War I programming on the C-SPAN networks, with only one program scheduled. Times are Central.

WWII Commanders Trained During the First World War. Airs Sunday evening at 7:40 p.m., and repeats at 11:40 p.m.

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