WW1 Centennial News for November 23, 2018 - Episode #99
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Highlights: Thanksgiving Special
Host: Theo Mayer
- What are we thankful for on this Thanksgiving? | @ 00:25
- How to help build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC | @ 02:45
- Memorial Sculptor Sabin Howard on the sculpture design | @ 06:55
- President Wilson’s 1918 Thanksgiving Proclamation | @ 10:50
- Commission Executive Director Dan Dayton | @ 15:55
- Commission Chairman Terry Hamby | @ 17:25
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PODCAST NOTES: Guest links and our research
We are asking our listeners to help us build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC. We have a fundraising goal on the episode which people can help us achieve by:
Texting the letters “WWI” to the number 91-999 - When you do that you will get a text right back that provides all the giving instructions.
Text to Give:
Text: “WWI” to 91-999
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FIRST INFLIGHT TGIVING MEAL
Thanksgiving essay and poem in the NY Times, 11/28/1918
Story about Thanksgiving dinners for troops in NYC, 1918
“Nice’s homes open to our men”
The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library
The Starr Foundation
Producer & Host: Theo Mayer
Line Producer: Katherine Akey
Research: JL Michaud
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