Color Of Memory: National WW1 Museum & Memorial

Fabric Art of WWI Jan. 29, 2019 – Sept. 2, 2019 Wylie Gallery National WW1 Museum & Memorial, Kansas City “Remember Me.” “Souvenir de France.” “Mother Dear.” “Merci!” These and countless other sentiments are expressed in the fabric art that came from World War I. Romantic and patriotic scenes were created on silk and cotton and wool felt. Many of the […]

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We’re Home—Now What?, National WW1 Museum & Memorial

March 12–Sept. 15, 2019 National WW1 Museum and Memorial 2 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO 816 888-8100 From the earliest history of armed conflict soldiers have done their duty and returned to their homes and families. In the aftermath of World War I millions of servicemen and women came home from a war that was unprecedented in its impact on […]

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The Great War: Sundays 7/21, 28 & 8/4

Great War: American Experience Visit the program’s official website Discover how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten. Re-broadcast of this series begins on Sunday, July 21, 2019, KQED Plus, 8pm, 2-hours, 3-parts. Also […]

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The Great War | WW1 Exhibit: March 6-December 26, Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building

WW1 Veterans Gallery Exhibit extended through December 26 Open 1-6pm Mondays—Fridays Veterans Gallery, Room 102 1st Floor, Veterans Building   Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and honors men and women from Northern California who served at home and in France. Through artifacts, photographs, period posters, poetry, and explanatory text, we […]

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Versailles: 100 & Still Swinging

The Versailles Treaty Saturday, March 9, 2019 10am-12pm Room 221 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue The Peace of Versailles sets the stage for the modern world, including WW ll, the Cold War, the wars of National Liberation  and much of the geo-political strife we face today. Dr. J. Holmes Armstead Jr., J.D., Ph.D., L.L.D., D. Litt., D.H.L. (hc), Professor (ret) US Naval War College. […]

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WW1 Centennial News: After The Armistice Part 2

December 14, 2018 – Episode #101 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Highlights: The Aftermath Part II Host: Theo Mayer Part II of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions – […]

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WW1 Centennial News: After The Armistice Part 1

In the Commonwealth, they chose to use headstones instead of crosses for their fallen with the soldier's nationality and religion carved in.

December 7, 2018 – Episode #100 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Aftermath Part I Host: Theo Mayer Part I of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions – Host | @00:25 The immediate […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Thanksgiving 1918

November 23, 2018 – Episode #99 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Highlights: Thanksgiving Special Host: Theo Mayer What are we thankful for on this Thanksgiving? | @ 00:25 How to help build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Sacred Service

World War One Sacred Service, November 11, 2018

November 16, 2018 – Episode #98 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Special: Sacred Service Host: Theo Mayer This special episode brings you the sound of World War I Armistice Day Sacred Service, a multi-denominational service honoring the Centennial of […]

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WW1 Centennial News: The Run-up To Armistice

November 11, 2018 – Episode #97 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Run-up to the Armistice Host: Theo Mayer 100 Years Ago… The Run-up to the Armistice – Host | @02:10 Was America crucial to winning the war? – Prof. Geoffrey Wawro | […]

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