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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 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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 John Ferling: Almost A Miracle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:27

Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence, by award-winning author John Ferling, offers fresh perspectives on Greene, Lee, Marion, and the other commanders of the Colonial Army, revealing each as a richly-detailed character with his...

 Tim Weiner: Legacy of Ashes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:45

To write his controversial best-seller, Legacy of Ashes: The History of the C.I.A., Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner used more than 50,000 documents, many of them recently declassified, from the archives of the C.I.A., the White House, and the State...

 Medal of Honor Recipient Allen J. Lynch Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:32

To his fellow soldiers, Illinois native Allen Lynch is a hero; to the enemy force that ambushed his battalion in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, he was a nightmare.

 Front & Center with John Callaway: Today's National Guard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:45

Please join John Callaway and a panel including Major General Randal Thomas, Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, Colonel Jill Morgenthaler (Ret.), and Chicago Tribune correspondent Kirsten Scharnberg as they evaluate the health and readiness of...

 Medal of Honor Recipient Roger H.C. Donlon Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:10

Roger Donlon served 32 years of his life in uniform rising to the rank of colonel. A leader in so many ways, he was the first Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War, the first Green Beret to receive such recognition. He will visit the Pritzker Military...

 John A. Nagl: Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:34:28

Nagl, recently returned from Iraq and now commanding a battalion, will share his observations, experiences and thoughts while discussing the recently updated Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife.

 Front & Center with John Callaway: Returning Veterans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:52

The war in Afghanistan and Iraq has put tremendous pressure on America's ability to deal with the health and welfare challenges facing returning veterans, particularly those with serious injuries.

 Charles Jones: Summer Member & Guest Luncheon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:57:00

The Pritzker Military Library's Summer Member/Guest Luncheon will take place on Thursday, July 12, 2007 featuring first-time author and newspaper reporter Charles Jones, who will discuss Boys of '67, From Vietnam to Iraq, the Extraordinary Story of a Few Good...

 Medal of Honor Recipient Ronald E. Rosser Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:54

In the bitter cold of January 1952, then-Army Corporal Ronald E. Rosser of Roseville, Ohio, earned the nation's highest award while serving as a forward observer for L Company, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, during the Korean War.

 Andro Linklater: The Fabric of America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:16

With compelling narrative history and captivating historical argument Andro Linklater relates in fascinating detail how, the borders and boundaries that formed states and a nation inspired the sense of identity that has have ever since been central to the...

 Front & Center with John Callaway: Military Contracting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:20

Join John Callaway and his panel of experts as they explore and discuss the real costs - and benefits - of military contracting.

 Harry Butowsky & Sandra O'Connell: An American Family in Word War II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:13

An American family facing the challenges of World War II, as recorded in hundred of letters from the Home Front to the air war over Europe and back.

 James Olson: Fair Play | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:07

Tough questions are at the heart of James M. Olson's book, Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying. Olson, a veteran of the CIA€™s clandestine service, takes readers inside the real world of intelligence to describe the difficult dilemmas that field officers...

 Mark DePue: Patrolling Baghdad | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:17

Based on extensive interviews with the unit's members and others associated with their mission, DePue's eye-opening account also covers what it was like for the 26 women of the unit and how support groups back home-with the help of the Internet-helped families...

 Ian W. Toll: Six Frigates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Ian W. Toll has been a Wall Street analyst, a Federal Reserve financial analyst, and a political aide and speechwriter. Six Frigates is his first book, which won a 2007 Colby Award.


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