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Commemorating the First World War Centennial in Kansas

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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


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.


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.

C-SPAN2 & 3, January 26-28

This weekend’s WWI viewing on the C-SPAN networks. As usual, all times are Central.


Garrett Peck:  The Great War in America. Airs Saturday morning, January 26th at 7:00 a.m.


World War I Fighter Pilot Culture. Airs Sunday morning, January 27th at 6:05 a.m. ...read more

C-SPAN2 & 3, January 20 – 22

Upcoming World War I programming on the C-SPAN networks this coming weekend:


Douglas Mastriano, Thunder in the Argonne. Airs at 4:00 a.m. Monday morning, January 21st.


World War I Lessons. With Michael Neiberg and Geoffrey Wawro. Airs at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning, January 20th. ...read more

The Annals of Kansas, #57

100 years ago in Kansas, February, 1919.

February 4, 1919.

-Lt. George S. Robb, Salina, was awarded the Congressional (sic) Medal of Honor for action in France, September 29-30, 1918.  The official citation read:  “He held his position on the front line all night though severely wounded twice, and although wounded twice again the following day, assumed command when his captain and company officers were killed, and by flanking the town of Sechault with machine guns, aided his battalion in holding it.” ...read more

Turner Classic Movies, January 1 -6

Due to the holidays we’re trying to give you a heads up on WWI themed movies scheduled on TCM the first six days of January.   Turns out there’s only one that we can take note of.

That would be The Spy in Black, also known as U-Boat 29.  This is a British film directed by Michael Powell and stars Conrad Veidt and Valerie Hobson.  It airs at 11:00 a.m. Central on Saturday, January 5th. ...read more

C-SPAN2 & 3, December 28 -29

Due to the holidays we’re giving you an early heads up on C-SPAN’s World War I programming.  Everything appears to be talks that have aired before, but this coming weekend includes all talks from the symposium held at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in early November. ...read more

The Annals of Kansas, #56

100 years ago in Kansas, January, 1919:

January 3, 1919.

-The federal employment bureau in Topeka urged employers to give returning servicemen their former jobs.

January 6, 1919.

-K.S.A.C. opened courses in mechanics and agriculture for soldiers at Fort Riley.

January 8, 1919. ...read more

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