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 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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 Rick Atkinson: In the Company of Soldiers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:10

Wednesday, March 17th, 2004 Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, visited the library.

 Patrick K. O'Donnell: Operatives, Spies and Saboteurs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:37:00

Monday, March 8th, 2004 Patrick K. O'Donnell, author of Operatives, Spies and Saboteurs: The Unknown Story of the Men and Women of WWII's OSS spoke at the library.

 Medal of Honor Recipient John "Jack" Jacobs Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:24:34

Jack Jacobs received the Medal of Honor in 1969 for exceptional heroism on the battlefield in Vietnam.

 Front & Center with John Callaway: The Future of U.S. Intelligences in the War on Terror | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:57

Should we mount a national initiative to expand language and cultural studies to upgrade our understanding of the world?

 Front & Center with John Callaway: First Line of Defense? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:46

Emmy Award winning broadcast veteran John Callaway moderates a new public affairs forum focusing on critical issues related to the military and our society.

 Joe Galloway: We Were Soldiers Once... And Young | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:35

Joseph L. Galloway, sixty-six, is a native of Refugio, Texas. The author of a weekly syndicated column on military and national security affairs, he recently retired as senior military correspondent of Knight-Ridder Newspapers

 Ed Ruggero: Combat Jump | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:18:00

In the sky over the southern Mediterranean Jim Gavin struggles against the hundred plus pounds of gear strapped to his body, scrambling to gain footing on the deck of the bucking aircraft.

 Six Colby Award Winners at the Pritzker Military Library | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Six Colby Award Winners at the Pritzker Military Library, Moderated by Author Sean Naylor.

 Glenna Whitley & B.G. Burkett: Stolen Valor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:24

Glenna Whitley discusses her book (written with B.G. Burkett), Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History.

 Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:06

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower: Moderated by Lewis Sorley. Authors Carlo D'este and Geoffry Perret talk about America's 34th President.

 Writing on War in the 21st Century | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:14

John Callaway talks to Douglas Macgregor, Sean Naylor and Lewis Sorley about writing on war in the 21st Century.


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