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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 Trent Hone: Learning War: The Evolution of Fighting Doctrine in the US Navy, 1898-1945 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:48

Trent Hone visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which explains the US Navy's development of doctrine from 1898 to 1945 and reveals how the Navy embraced innovation.

 General Joseph L. Lengyel: Chief of the National Guard Bureau | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:46:00

General Joseph Lengyel visits the Museum & Library to talk about his service and the role of the National Guard. General Joseph L. Lengyel serves as the 28th Chief of the National Guard Bureau and as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

 Peter Shinkle: Ike's Mystery Man | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:24:00

Author Peter Shinkle visits the Museum & Library to reveal Bobby Cutler’s full story for the first time, showing how valued he was by Eisenhower, as a trusted friend and advisor on security and Cold War policy.

 Nimrod Frazer: The Best World War I Story I Know, On the Point in the Argonne | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:41:00

Author Nimrod Frazer returns to the Museum & Library to discuss his latest book about the story of three U.S. Army Divisions tasked with capturing the Côte de Châtillon during the Meuse-Argonne offensive.

 Steven Sodergren: The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:53

Steven Sodergren discusses his new book about the transition to trench warfare during the Civil War and its impact on Union soldiers.

 Gerhard Weinberg and John Prados: Codebreaking and Espionage In WWII | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:58

Weinberg and Prados discuss the important role of codebreaking and espionage in the Second World War in this session from the 2018 ON WAR Military History Symposium.

 Al Lynch and Richard Ernsberger: Zero to Hero | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:19:00

Medal of Honor recipient Al Lynch will sit down with co-author Richard Ernsberger to discuss their forthcoming book about Lynch's life from a bullied kid to warrior in this session from the 2018 ON WAR Military History Symposium.

 Allan Millett and Gary Johnson: The War of 1812 in the Northwest: A Forgotten War with Real Winners and Losers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:46

Allan Millett and Gary Johnson discuss the defeat of Native American tribal confederation in War of 1812 in this session from the 2018 ON WAR Military History Symposium.

 Stephen Moore: Uncommon Valor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:54

Author Stephen Moore discusses his book about the highly covert Vietnam War-era Study and Observation Group.

 Edwin Fizer, Montford Point Marine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:55:00

Fizer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1925 where he experienced racial prejudice. When he heard about the Marine Corps accepting blacks’ enlistment during World War II, he took that opportunity, at the age of seventeen. The commanders at Montford...

 Hybrid Warfare: Operational and Legal Challenges of Israel's Next Northern War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:36

Lieutenant General Richard Natonski, USMC (Retired) and Colonel Marc Warren, USA (Retired) visit the Museum & Library to provide a detailed analysis of the increasingly prevalent phenomenon of hybrid warfare, where law-abiding militaries confront non-state...

 James Holland: Big Week | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:55

Author James Holland discusses his book about the biggest air battle of WWII with the Museum & Library.

 Andrew Roberts: Churchill: Walking with Destiny | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:24

Author Andrew Roberts visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book on the iconic war leader. Sponsored by The International Churchill Society.

 Nathan Finney and Tyrell Mayfield: Redefining the Modern Military | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:04

Nathan Finney and Tyrell Mayfield discuss their book on the intersection of professionalism and ethics in the military. Sponsored by the United States Naval Institute.

 Joel Bius: Smoke 'Em if You Got 'Em | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:56

Author Joel Bius visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the relationship between the military and the cigarette. Sponsored by United States Naval Institute.


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