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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts

Summary: The Pritzker Military Library, located in Chicago, Illinois, has extensive collections in military history and military fiction, especially those works that illustrate the role of the citizen-soldier. The mission of the library is to build awareness of the importance of the military in our society by facilitating public debate and discussion on the impact of military issues. The Library has an extensive programming schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public. All programs are available as a live webcast and are also archived for later viewing at www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org. This master feed will provide all available PML programs including Medal of Honor with Ed Tracy, Front & Center with John Callaway, and Pritzker Military Library Presents series.

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Podcasts:

 Joseph Gustaitis, Chicago Transformed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

In Chicago Transformed, Joseph Gustaitis recounts how World War I changed Chicago and how the city helped shape the history of World War I. Sponsored by the United States World War One Centennial Commission.

 American Experience: Great War Screening | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Join the Museum & Library and WTTW for an advance screening of a segment of the PBS documentary series on WWI followed by an interview with the director of episode three of the series, Rob Rapley. Sponsored by WTTW.

 William San Hamel, Captain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

A native of Chicago, Captain William San Hamel was a member of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO), serving as an Officer with the Pacific Unit from 1967-1969 where he acted as a producer and director, approving the photographs…

 William San Hamel, Captain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:33:00

A native of Chicago, Captain William San Hamel was a member of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO), serving as an Officer with the Pacific Unit from 1967-1969 where he acted as a producer and director, approving the photographs and...

 Peter “Rupy” Ruplenas, Sergeant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Through three consecutive conflicts (World War II, Korea, and Vietnam), Peter “Rupy” Ruplenas took photographs for the U.S. military so that intelligence would understand what was going on—first as a part of the Signal Corps. and then later as a…

 Peter “Rupy” Ruplenas, Sergeant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:49:00

Through three consecutive conflicts (World War II, Korea, and Vietnam), Peter “Rupy” Ruplenas took photographs for the U.S. military so that intelligence would understand what was going on—first as a part of the Signal Corps. and then later as a member...

 Dr. Malcolm Ekstrand, Private 1st Class | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Going from working kitchen duty with the Yankee Division in France to enduring seven days of German captivity while wounded, Dr. Malcolm Ekstrand’s story of service shows the dangers that can befall anyone, at a moment’s notice, during war.

 Dr. Malcolm Ekstrand, Private 1st Class | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:03:00

Going from working kitchen duty with the Yankee Division in France to enduring seven days of German captivity while wounded, Dr. Malcolm Ekstrand’s story of service shows the dangers that can befall anyone, at a moment’s notice, during war.

 Shakespeare and the Citizen Soldier: Shakespeare's Weaponry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Director and choreographer Matt Hawkins discusses the process of transforming battles and fights in Shakespeare's plays into believable and authentic performances on stage.

 David Hackett Fischer: Six Generations of African American Warriors, 1739-1914 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

2015 Pritzker Literature Award recipient and renowned historian David Hackett Fisher explores the history of six generations African-American warriors who came into American through slavery and early-American military establishment.

 The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

An exploration of the history and heritage of America's first black military aviators; with Tuskegee Airman and Chicago native O. Lawton Wilkerson, historian and Tuskegee expert Dr. Daniel Haulman, and WGN TV's Bob Jordan. Sponsored by the Seedlings Foundation.

 The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:46:00

An exploration of the history and heritage of America's first black military aviators; with Tuskegee Airman and Chicago native O. Lawton Wilkerson, historian and Tuskegee expert Dr. Daniel Haulman, and WGN TV's Bob Jordan. Sponsored by the Seedlings Foundation.

 General Mark A. Milley: Chief of Staff of the U.S Army | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

General Mark A. Milley: Chief of Staff of the U.S Army

 General Mark A. Milley: Chief of Staff of the U.S Army | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:05:00

The Chief of Staff of the United States Army is the principle military advisor and a deputy to the Secretary of the Army. The position is held by a four-star general and is typically the highest-ranking officer on active-duty in the U.S. Army, exercising supervision...

 The Cold War with Colonel Allan Millett, USMCR (Retired) and Richard Kohn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Scholars Colonel Allan Millett and Dr. Richard Kohn discuss the origins of the Cold War and its impact and explore the oft debated topic on its legitimacy as a war.

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