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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:

 Thomas Fleming: A Disease in the Public Mind | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:30:00

Thomas Fleming: A Disease in the Public Mind

 Aaron Belkin: Bring Me Men | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Bring Me Men: Military Masculinity and the Benign Facade of American Empire, 1898–2001 explores the theory that the masculinity of those who serve in the American military is full of contradictions.

 Talking Service: The Gettysburg Address | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:11

A special discussion about the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.

 Rick Atkinson: The Guns at Last Light | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945 is the final book in Rick Atkinson's critically acclaimed "Liberation Trilogy."

 Robert Edsel: Saving Italy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:16

Author Robert Edsel lectures on the race to save Italy’s national treasures and greatest artistic masterpieces from the Nazis in World War II.

 Kathleen Cox: Destination Unknown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:30:00

LeOna Kriesel (Cox) was a 27-year-old recent college graduate and teacher when a fellow teacher recruited her for the American Red Cross. From 1943 to 1945, LeOna ran enlisted men's social clubs in Constantine, Algeria, and Rome, Italy. Now, her daughter Kathleen...

 Kathleen Cox: Destination Unknown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

LeOna Kriesel (Cox) was a 27-year-old recent college graduate and teacher when a fellow teacher recruited her for the American Red Cross. From 1943 to 1945, LeOna ran enlisted men's social clubs in Constantine, Algeria, and Rome, Italy. Now, her daughter Kathleen...

 Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia: Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:00

Sgt. Maj. Battaglia visits the Library to address active duty military from all branches on the issues facing today's Armed Forces personnel.

 Walter Sobel, Lieutenant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:22:33

Walter Sobel, despite already being an accomplished architect from Chicago, signed up for the Navy prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, experiencing attacks by kamikaze pilots on the deck of the USS New Mexico in Lingayen Gulf.

 Walter Sobel, Lieutenant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:22:33

Walter Sobel, despite already being an accomplished architect from Chicago, signed up for the Navy prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, experiencing attacks by kamikaze pilots on the deck of the USS New Mexico in Lingayen Gulf.

 David Greene, Corporal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:43:06

After graduating high school, David Greene enlisted in the Marine Corps., training as a Radio Operator for the 5th Marine Division, before being sent to the Pacific Theater of Operations, specifically Iwo Jima.

 Max Boot: Invisible Armies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:48:00

Invisible Armies by Max Boot examines the evolution of guerrilla warfare and terrorism, spanning 5,000 years of global history, leading up to the contemporary conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 Stephen Wolf, Captain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:53

Like many of his generation, Stephen Wolf's decision to join the Army came from the terrible events of September 11th, 2001, as well as his time in ROTC during college; he deployed to Afghanistan in 2009, and as a platoon leader, he patrolled the Kunar River...

 Jeremiah Crise, Sgt. Major | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:01

Serving the military for over 10 years, Jeremiah Crise first enlisted in the Nation Guard, before moving his service to the Air Force, and volunteering to go to Korea; there, he was assigned as a Staff Sergeant to a F-86 crew, as a part of the 51st Fighter...

 General Stanley McChrystal: My Share of the Task | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:28:00

My Share of the Task (Portfolio/Penguin), is the revealing memoir of General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of the International Security Assistance Force and commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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