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 www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org. 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.
Hygiene in the Revolutionary War
Author Greg Fontenot visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which provides a compelling account of the 7th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge.
Author David Stahel visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the German Winter Campaign between 1941 and 1942.
The Spanish Influenza of 1918
A panel of distinguished U.S. Navy veterans will discuss the legacy of Admiral Rickover, considered by many as the father of the U.S. nuclear Navy. Presented in partnership with the Chicago Navy Memorial Foundation
Author Larrie Ferreiro visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which recasts the American Revolution in a revealing new light.
Author David Abrutat visits the Musuem & Library to discuss his book which provides an excellent historical account for anyone wanting to understand the Allies military success on D-Day.
Allan Millett sits down with Jay Williams to discuss the Siege of Bastogne and explore the impact the Seige had on the Allied victory in the Battle of the Bulge.
Showalter discusses the human characters, personalities, and capabilities of those on both sides of the Battle of the Bulge, from the leaders in high command to those on the ground.
Weinberg discusses the decision to launch a major offensive against the Allies of the American and British in the West versus the Soviet Union in the East.
Strachan explores the last major German offensives in the First World War, focusing on the Spring Offensives of 1918.
Pentagon defense expert, former U.S. Army Ranger and author Paul Scharre visits the Museum & Library to explore what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death.
Honored at the 2015 Liberty Gala with an inaugural Founder's Literature Award, acclaimed British historian Sir Michael Howard shares a discussion of his life's work with award-winning journalist, author, and 2012 Pritzker Literature Award recipient Sir Max...
Author William Trimble visits the Museum & Library to discuss the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr.
Author Jim Dubik visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which is a powerful reflection on a troubling time in American history.