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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 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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 Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, USA and Mrs. Ann Campbell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:44:00

In this interview, General Campbell discussed his experience with Joint Task Force 101 and key issues surrounding Operation Enduring Freedom. The General was joined by his wife, Ann, and together they discussed the effects that deployment has on families and...

 Sebastian Junger: WAR | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:09

Sebastian Junger spent several months embedded with the Second Platoon of the 173rd Airborne Brigade during their 2007-08 deployment to the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. Command called the soldiers of Second Platoon “the best trained...and worst disciplined”.

 Alan Taylor: The Civil War of 1812 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:26

The Civil War of 1812 sheds light on the tangled origins of the relationship between the United States and Canada.

 Jonathan Riley: Decisive Battles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:10

In Decisive Battles: From Yorktown to Operation Desert Storm, Jonathon Riley draws on his personal experience as a soldier and historian to explore the definitive battles of the modern era

 Tom Clavin: Last Men Out | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:19

Tom Clavin is the author of eight books, including Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm.

 Anne Nivat: An Interview With Ed Tracy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:24:28

Anne Nivat covered the Chechen war for the French daily Libération and is currently the Moscow correspondent for Ouest-France. She has written pieces for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the International Herald Tribune, and has appeared on NPR's...

 Rick Atkinson: 2010 PML Literature Award Recipient | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:27

2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award Lecture: The U.S. Army in World War II: Ten Things to Know

 Jonathan W. Jordan: Brothers, Rivals, Victors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:51:00

Jonathan W. Jordan is the author of the award-winning book Lone Star Navy: Texas, the Fight for the Gulf of Mexico.

 James E. Livingston: Noble Warrior | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:07:00

Noble Warrior: The Life and Times of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.) Medal of Honor

 James E. Livingston: Noble Warrior | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:50:00

Noble Warrior: The Life and Times of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.) Medal of Honor

 Bing West: The Wrong War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:23

Bing West, a Marine combat veteran, served as an assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.

 James D. Hornfischer: Neptune's Inferno | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:07

James Hornfischer is also the author of Ship of Ghosts and The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors, winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award.

 Citizen Soldier: Repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:31:00

A recent poll by ABC News shows that 78% of those polled agree with the recent decision to repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell". That's up 20% from a survey in the fall of 2010. In this program we'll take a look at the history of this policy, how its impact has changed...

 Medal of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:51:00

Salvatore A. Giunta is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, and the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions which occurred since Vietnam.

 Thomas Sanders & Veronica Kavass: The Last Good War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:52:00

The stories of The Last Good War are full of reflections on duty, courage, fear, pride, sacrifice, and loss.


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