Great War: American Experience
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 visit The Great War | WW1 exhibit in the San Francisco Veterans Gallery. This SF centric exhibit has now been extended through December 26. Gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday 1-6pm, in the Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building, San Francisco. Sponsored by the Armistice American Legion District Eight, American Legion War Memorial Commission, World War One Armistice Centennial Commemoration Committee, Veterans Commemoration Committee.
Interested in volunteering? Contact Merc Martinelli, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Great War Boardcast schedule KQED Plus channel
Episode #2905 Duration: 1:54:41 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. Reports of German atrocities and submarine attacks on American ships erode neutrality, finally leading to Wilson’s proclamation that “the world must be made safe for democracy.”
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 21, 2019 — 8:00pm
- KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 22, 2019 — 2:00am
Episode #2906 Duration: 1:54:41 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Follow America’s entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent. A diverse group of men becomes the country’s first mass conscripted army, while women continue to demand the vote.
Episode #2907 Duration: 1:54:51 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Discover how the violent and bloody conflict transformed the nation forever, as America steps onto the world stage for the first time. But while many heralded the peace, others worried about democracy at home.