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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 PMP: On The Homefront - R. Scott Stephenson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:32:00

Hygiene in the Revolutionary War

 Greg Fontenot, Loss and Redemption at St. Vith: The 7th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge (American Military Experience) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:43:00

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.

 David Stahel: Retreat from Moscow | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:46:00

Author David Stahel visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the German Winter Campaign between 1941 and 1942.

 PMP: On The Homefront - The Spanish Influenza of 1918 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:00:00

The Spanish Influenza of 1918

 Legacy of Rickover Panel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:11

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

 Larrie Ferreiro, Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:41:00

Author Larrie Ferreiro visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which recasts the American Revolution in a revealing new light.

 David Abrutat, Vanguard: The True Stories of the Reconnaissance and Intelligence Missions behind D-Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:38

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, The Siege Of Bastogne: The Key To Allied Victory | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:50

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.

 Dennis Showalter, Challenges High Command and at the Sharp End: A Look at the Human Aspects of the Battle of the Bulge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:37

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.

 Gerhard Weinberg, The Ardennes Decision: Why Hitler Went West Vs. East | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:25

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.

 Sir Hew Strachan, The First Last Stand: The Spring Offensives Of 1918 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:01

Strachan explores the last major German offensives in the First World War, focusing on the Spring Offensives of 1918.

 Paul Scharre, Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:48

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.

 Sir Michael Howard: 2015 Founder's Literature Award Recipient | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:19

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...

 William Trimble: Admiral John S. McCain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:19

Author William Trimble visits the Museum & Library to discuss the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr.

 Jim Dubik: Just War Reconsidered | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:10

Author Jim Dubik visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which is a powerful reflection on a troubling time in American history.


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