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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:

 Front & Center with John Callaway: The Turning Point | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:39

Join John Callaway and his panel of experts as they explore the military and political implications of America's policy in Iraq and the Middle East.

 Gabor Boritt: Gettysburg Gospel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:28

Gabor Boritt is the Robert Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. The Gettysburg Gospel is based on years of scholarship as well as a deep understanding of Lincoln and of Gettysburg itself.

 John Wukovits: Eisenhower: A Biography | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:43

In the third installment of the Great Generals series, World War Two expert John Wukovits explores Dwight D. Eisenhower's contributions to American warfare.

 Medal of Honor Recipient Harvey C. "Barney" Barnum, Jr. Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:22

Mr. Barnum was sworn in as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Reserve Affairs on 23 July, 2001. In this capacity he is responsible for all matters regarding the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve including manpower, equipment, policy and budgeting....

 Cole C. Kingseed: Old Glory Stories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:20

Cole C. Kingseed is a thirty-year Army veteran who served in a variety of command and staff positions. Rather than a history of battles and campaigns, this book is an analysis of leadership in combat over three continents and across two oceans.

 Max Boot: War Made New | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:33:41

Boot argues that the past five centuries of history have been marked not by gradual change in how we fight but instead by four revolutions in military technology-and that the nations who have successfully mastered these revolutions have gained the power to...

 Front & Center with John Callaway: Suicide Bombing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:20

One of the most challenging weapons used by terrorists is the suicide bomber. Low in cost and highly lethal, suicide bombing has appeared throughout history.

 Jeff Shaara: The Rising Tide | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:00:00

A new level of accomplishment from this already acclaimed author, The Rising Tide will leave readers eager for the next volume of this superb saga of the war that saved and changed the world.

 Medal of Honor Interviews at the National WWII Museum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:43

Medal of Honor series with Ed Tracy. The Pritzker Military Library's Executive Producer, Ed Tracy, hosts a live interview with three of America's most distinguished combat veterans, Walter Ehlers, Jack Lucas and Woody Williams recipients of the Congressional...

 Patrick K. O'Donnell: We Were One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:20

The battle for Fallujah in November, 2004, was the most intense urban engagement fought by the United States since World War II. It was a battle unlike any other in recent history.

 Alex Kershaw: The Few | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:04

By the summer of 1940, World War II had been under way for nearly a year. Buoyed by his successes on the Continent, Hitler was now planning an invasion of England to seal Europe's fate.

 Medal of Honor Recipients Thomas Norris and Michael Thornton Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:41

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 was...

 Medal of Honor Recipients Thomas Norris and Michael Thornton Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:26:05

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 was...

 Edward Longacre: Worthy Opponents | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:12:00

Ed Longacre has written more than 20 books and 100 journal and magazine articles on the Civil War. Ed Longacre lives in Newport News, Virginia, where he is a civilian historian for the United States Air Force.

 Tom Wheeler: Mr. Lincoln's T-Mails | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:43:00

Tom Wheeler has been CEO of multiple high-tech companies, as well as CEO of the National Cable Television Association and the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association. Presently, he is a managing director with Core Capital Partners and a member...

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