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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 USS Olympia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:30:00

From the Battle of Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War to its final mission to carry the body of the Unknown Soldier from France to the United States in 1921, USS Olympia represents the United States's emergence as a world naval power.

 Keynote Discussion with 2019 Pritzker Literature Award Recipient Dr. John Morrow, Jr.: Overlooked Aspects of the Battle of the Bulge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:51:00

2019 Literature Award recipient, Dr. John Morrow, Jr. discusses some of the lesser-known aspects of the Battle of the Bulge in honor of its 75th anniversary.

 The First World War with Hew Strachan & Anthony Beevor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:27:00

In this episode of Citizen Soldier, the preeminent scholar of WWI, Sir Hew Strachan, sits down with WWII historian Sir Antony Beevor to discuss the world’s first truly global conflict.

 Capturing the Faces of War: DASPO Photographers in Vietnam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:52:00

Presented in conjunction with the opening of the Museum & Library's new FACES OF WAR exhibit, veterans of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO) Pacific Detachment discuss the vital role played by these elite special operations teams...

 The American Revolution, with David Hackett Fischer & Rick Atkinson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:36:00

Pulitzer Prize and Pritzker Literature Award winning authors David Hackett Fischer and Rick Atkinson discuss their work as military historians, with a focus on the American War for Independence. Supported by sponsors of the 2015 Liberty Gala.

 Enemy in the Vietnam War: Tim O'Brien & Karl Marlantes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:57:00

In this episode of Citizen Soldier, renown authors and Vietnam veterans, Tim O’Brien and Karl Marlantes, discuss the difficult moral questions that go hand-in-hand with military conflicts as well as the concept of dehumanizing the “enemy”. These veteran...

 Citizen Soldier in the American Revolution | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:04:00

Expert panelists on the American Revolution explore the role of George Washington in the American Revolution. Throughout the episode, the  panel discusses and describes how General George Washington first established the citizen soldier tradition in American...

 Dean Reuter, The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America's Deal with the Devil | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:15:00

Author Dean Reuter visits the Museum & Library to discuss harrowing realities of SS commander General Hans Kammler.

 Meet Your Navy: Rear Admiral Robert C. Nowakowski | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:29

RDML Nowakowski visits the Museum & Library to discuss his career and the United States Navy.

 PMP: On The Homefront - Jessica Hulten | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:36:00

Liberation: Holocaust and WWII with Jessica Hulten

 PMP: On The Homefront - Clay Risen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:10:00

Clay Risen: The Crowded Hour

 Dr. Krewasky Salter: The African American Experience in WWII | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:34

Dr. Krewasky A. Salter visits the Museum & Library to discuss the African American Experience in World War II.

 David Roll, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:45

Author David Roll visits the Museum & Library to discuss the extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall, America’s most distinguished soldier–statesman since George Washington, whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of...

 PMP: On The Homefront - Battle of Belleau Woods | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:19:00

Battle of Belleau Wood

 Donald Miller - Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:15

Donald Miller - Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy


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