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.
Winston Groom is the author of fourteen books, including Forrest Gump, Better Times Than These, the prizewinning Shrouds of Glory, and Conversations with the Enemy, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist.
Masters of the Air is the deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep.
Captain James A. Lovell joined the space program in 1962 following extensive experience as a Naval Aviator and Test Pilot.
Join Ed Tracy, executive producer for programs at the Pritzker Military Library, for a special interview is the Chicago History Museum's President, Gary Johnson.
Thomas E. Ricks is The Washington Post's senior Pentagon correspondent, where he has covered the U.S. military since 2000. Until the end of 1999, he held the same beat at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a reporter for seventeen years.
Andrew Carroll is founder of the Legacy Project, a national, all-volunteer campaign that encourages Americans to seek out and preserve wartime correspondence before these letters are lost or thrown away.
With the continued instability in Iraq and the Middle East and the ongoing war on terror, the political implications of war are the dominant theme impacting both international and domestic affairs in the United States.
Playing with the Enemy (PWTE) is the riveting story of one depression-era youth and his brush with destiny. PWTE is a poignant look at the life of Moore's father, Gene, a 15-year old baseball phenomenon, headed for stardom when he was drafted by the Brooklyn...
The General and the Jaguar takes a detailed look into the early morning of March 9, 1916, when Pancho Villa launched an attack on Columbus, N.M.
Colonel Howard served five tours in Vietnam and is the only soldier in our nation's history to be nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor three times for three separate actions within a thirteen-month period. He received a direct appointment from Master...
With the establishment of a new government in Iraq offering limited amnesty to insurgents, reports of a US strategy to reduce troop levels, and the continuing political debate in the US, is there a new era dawning in America's relationship with Iraq?
A former captain in the Marines' First Recon Battalion, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, reveals how the Corps trains its elite and offers a point-blank account of twenty-first-century battle.
The military chaplain faces extraordinary challenges. Soldiers face life and death situations on a daily basis, yet are often spiritually unprepared for the stress of battle or the sacrifices war requires. The chaplain is expected to be a religious leader,...
Edwin Bearss discusses his latest work, Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War.
George E. "Bud" Day is the nation's most highly decorated soldier since General Douglas MacArthur. In a military career spanning 34 years and three wars, Day received nearly 70 decorations and awards of which more than 50 are for combat.