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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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 Tom Wheeler: Mr. Lincoln's T-Mails | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:43:00

Tom Wheeler has been CEO of multiple high-tech companies, as well as CEO of the National Cable Television Association and the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association. Presently, he is a managing director with Core Capital Partners and a member...

 Winston Groom: 1942: The Year That Tried Men's Souls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:34:11

Winston Groom is the author of fourteen books, including Forrest Gump, Better Times Than These, the prizewinning Shrouds of Glory, and Conversations with the Enemy, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

 Donald L. Miller: Masters of the Air | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:59

Masters of the Air is the deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep.

 Front & Center with John Callaway: James Lovell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:45

Captain James A. Lovell joined the space program in 1962 following extensive experience as a Naval Aviator and Test Pilot.

 Gary Johnson & Phyllis Rabineau: Chicago History Museum 150th Anniversary | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:40:00

Join Ed Tracy, executive producer for programs at the Pritzker Military Library, for a special interview is the Chicago History Museum's President, Gary Johnson.

 Thomas Ricks: Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:07

Thomas E. Ricks is The Washington Post's senior Pentagon correspondent, where he has covered the U.S. military since 2000. Until the end of 1999, he held the same beat at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a reporter for seventeen years.

 Andrew Carroll: Operation Homecoming | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:38

Andrew Carroll is founder of the Legacy Project, a national, all-volunteer campaign that encourages Americans to seek out and preserve wartime correspondence before these letters are lost or thrown away.

 Front & Center with John Callaway: The Politics of War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:27

With the continued instability in Iraq and the Middle East and the ongoing war on terror, the political implications of war are the dominant theme impacting both international and domestic affairs in the United States.

 Gary Moore: Playing with the Enemy: A Baseball Prodigy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:38

Playing with the Enemy (PWTE) is the riveting story of one depression-era youth and his brush with destiny. PWTE is a poignant look at the life of Moore's father, Gene, a 15-year old baseball phenomenon, headed for stardom when he was drafted by the Brooklyn...

 Eileen Welsome: The General and the Jaguar | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:07

The General and the Jaguar takes a detailed look into the early morning of March 9, 1916, when Pancho Villa launched an attack on Columbus, N.M.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Robert L. Howard Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:06

Colonel Howard served five tours in Vietnam and is the only soldier in our nation's history to be nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor three times for three separate actions within a thirteen-month period. He received a direct appointment from Master...

 Front & Center with John Callaway: The Middle East | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:26

With the establishment of a new government in Iraq offering limited amnesty to insurgents, reports of a US strategy to reduce troop levels, and the continuing political debate in the US, is there a new era dawning in America's relationship with Iraq?

 Nathaniel Fick: One Bullet Away | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:28

A former captain in the Marines' First Recon Battalion, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, reveals how the Corps trains its elite and offers a point-blank account of twenty-first-century battle.

 Front & Center with John Callaway: Battlefield Ministry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:44

The military chaplain faces extraordinary challenges. Soldiers face life and death situations on a daily basis, yet are often spiritually unprepared for the stress of battle or the sacrifices war requires. The chaplain is expected to be a religious leader,...

 Edwin Bearss: Fields of Honor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:53

Edwin Bearss discusses his latest work, Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War.


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