World War 1 Centennial News: Financing War & Going Dry

September 21, 2018 – Episode #90

The 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armistice

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Highlights: Financing War

  • Activities on the many fronts – Mike Shuster | @04:20
  • Meuse-Argonne opening days – Dr. Edward Lengel | @08:25
  • Financing War & going dry | @15:20
  • Farewell to David Shuey  | @22:00
  • Update on Armistice Centennial Events in DC | @23:35
  • Kentucky in WWI: Filson Historical Society – Jana Meyer & Jim Pritchard | @24:55
  • Utah in WWI: Utah WWI Centennial Commission – Valerie Jacobson | @31:35
  • Spotlight on the Media: Documentary on German Air Service – John Heinsen | @37:40
  • WWI WarTech: Blood transfusions | @44:45
  • Speaking WWI: Cooties (reprise) | @47:35
  • Dispatch Highlights  | @49:10
  • Buzz – The centennial in social media – Katherine Akey | @51:50

PODCAST NOTES: Guest links and our research

World War One Then

Great War Project

America Emerges: Military Stories from WW1

100 Years Ago


3rd Liberty Bond Drive – April 2018

2nd Liberty Bond Drive – October 2017

1st Liberty Bond Drive – June 2017

World War One Now

Commission News

Updates from the States

Spotlight in the Media

WW1 War Tech

Speaking WW1


Articles and Posts

The Buzz


The US World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation



Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katherine Akey

Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe

Research: JL Michaud

Intern: Rachel Hurt


WW1 Centennial News Video Podcast on iTunes

Weekly Dispatch Newsletter


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