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 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.

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Podcasts:

 Medal of Honor Recipient Walter Marm Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Walter Marm received the Medal of Honor outside the Pentagon on December 19, 1966, the first of three that were awarded for heroism in the Battle of Ia Drang.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Alfred Rascon Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Almost 34 years after what he described as “ten minutes of hell” in Vietnam, Alfred Rascon received the Medal of Honor from President Clinton.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Wesley L. Fox Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

While serving as a rifle company commander with the Third Marine Division in 1969, Fox was twice wounded in a vicious battle during Operation Dewey Canyon. His extraordinary actions earned him the nation's highest military honor.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Drew Dix Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Wednesday, June 16th, 2004 Ed Tracy spoke with Drew Dix, the first enlisted man in Special Forces to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. He received a direct commission to first lieutenant and retired with the rank of major after serving twenty years…

 Medal of Honor Recipient Sammy L. Davis Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sammy Lee Davis is a retired United States Army soldier and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his conduct in the Vietnam War.

 Medal of Honor Recipients Thomas Norris and Michael Thornton Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Thomas R. Norris was born in Jacksonville, Florida. His family moved to Wisconsin and later to the Washington, D.C. area, where Norris attended the University of Maryland, intent on pursuing a career in criminology with the FBI. Michael Edwin Thornton…

 Medal of Honor Recipient Gary L. Littrell Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In April 1970, while serving as an Infantry advisor in Vietnam, Sergeant Littrell was thrust in to command of a battalion of South Vietnamese Rangers in defending their position. His extraordinary actions over the next four days in leading operations…

 Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian

 Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:51

Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian, an anthology of 44 selections, was created for Talking Service, the Great Books Foundation’s initiative to develop reading and discussion programs for veterans, as well as their families, friends, service providers,...

 Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:30

Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian, an anthology of 44 selections, was created for Talking Service, the Great Books Foundation’s initiative to develop reading and discussion programs for veterans, as well as their families, friends, service providers,...

 John Borling: Holidays at the Hanoi Hilton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

John Borling: Holidays at the Hanoi Hilton

 John Borling: Holidays at the Hanoi Hilton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:32:00

Retired Air Force Major General John Borling reads from his book -- Taps on the Walls: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton -- and shares his experiences of holidays spent as a POW during the Vietnam War.

 General Robert W Cone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:31

General Robert W. Cone assumed duties as Commander, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command on April 29, 2011

 Frank Jones: Blowtorch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:00:00

Frank Jones discusses his book Blowtorch: Robert Komer, Vietnam and American Cold War Strategy.

 Jake Tapper: The Outpost | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:18

An unflinching, moving, and eye-opening account of the devastating sacrifices made during one of America’s deadliest battles in Afghanistan.

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