Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts show

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:

 2015 ON WAR Symposium | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Pritzker Literature Award winners David Hackett Fischer, Rick Atkinson, Gerhard Weinberg, Allan Millett, and Antony Beevor are featured in this special episode of Pritzker Military Presents, with highlights of their discussions on the American Revolution,...

 Karl Marlantes: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Karl Marlantes: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

 Karl Marlantes: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:16

As a young man, returned from a tour of duty in Vietnam, he began writing an epic novel about the war he experienced and the way that combat changes people. More than thirty years later, his work is done. Matterhorn draws from Karl Marlantes’ experience...

 Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr. U.S. Army (Ret.) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr. U.S. Army (Ret.)

 Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr. U.S. Army (Ret.) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:46

In 1943, at seventeen years of age, Becton enlisted to fight in World War II. Though his youth in the suburbs of Philadelphia had been rife with the effects of Jim Crow, he found an opportunity to prove what he could do. After the end of the war, however,...

 Eric Greitens: The Heart and the Fist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Eric Greitens: The Heart and the Fist

 Eric Greitens: The Heart and the Fist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:51

Eric Greitens felt a call to service in his heart; years later, he felt a call to service with his fist, and came to realize those calls were one and the same.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Salvatore A. Giunta is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, and the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions which occurred since Vietnam.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:05:00

Salvatore A. Giunta is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, and the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions which occurred since Vietnam.

 James Holland: The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

In his major new history of World War II, the first of three volumes, acclaimed historian James Holland weaves together strategy, tactics, and the economic, political, and social aspects of the war to create a masterful book that redefines and enhances our...

 Col. Douglas V. Mastriano: Alvin York | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Winner of the 2015 Colby Award for a major contribution to the understanding of military history, U.S. Army Col. Doug Mastriano's debut work sorts fact from myth in the first full-length biography of York in decades. Sponsored by the United States World War...

 Alexander Rose: Men of War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Exploring the idea that combat encompasses both unadulterated terror and grinding boredom, Alexander Rose returns to the Museum & Library to discuss his unforgettable chronicle investigating the experience of battle as seen through the eyes of American soldiers...

 Alex Kershaw: Avenue of Spies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Bestselling author and acclaimed World War II historian Alex Kershaw returns to the Pritzker Military Museum & Library to share his new book, recounting the remarkable true story of the Jackson family’s heroic efforts to defeat the evil in their midst.

 Sir Michael Howard: 2015 Founder's Literature Award Recipient | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Honored at the 2015 Liberty Gala with an inaugural Founder's Literature Award, acclaimed British historian Sir Michael Howard shares a discussion of his life's work with award-winning journalist, author, and 2012 Pritzker Literature Award recipient Sir Max...

 Jake Tapper: The Outpost | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jake Tapper: The Outpost

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