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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 Meet Your Army Major General Richard Hayes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:09

In this program, MG Hayes discusses his career and his role as Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard. This program was hosted by Pritzker Military Museum & Library President & CEO Kenneth Clarke and was preceded by a reception to bid farewell...

 Michael Robbins: Lest We Forget | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:38

Lest We Forget with Michael Robbins

 Robert & Rebecca Dalessandro: Over There | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:02

Featuring more than 360 photographs detailing the American military experience in World War I from recruitment to Armistice, on the ground, in the air, and at sea, Over There is the premier visual history of the United States in the Great War to be published...

 A.J. Baime, The Accidental President | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Bestselling author A.J. Baime tells the dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman’s first four months in office, when this unlikely, small-town Washington outsider had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world...

 Frank Lavin: Homefront to Battle front | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Author Frank Lavin visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about his father's experience of WWII, told through personal correspondence and documents.

 Robert Gerwarth, The Vanquished | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Historian and author Robert Gerwarth discusses his book on the epic account of the ethnic and state violence that followed the end of World War I - conflicts that would shape the course of the twentieth century. Sponsored by the United States World War One...

 Vanya Eftimova Bellinger: Marie Von Clausewitz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:11

The first comprehensive and compelling biography of an extraordinary life and mind, Bellinger's Marie von Clausewitz draws on extensive research and newly discovered correspondence to reveal a remarkable woman who substantially influenced one of the greatest...

 Tim O'Brien: War & Literary Fiction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Tim O’Brien is a combat veteran of the Vietnam War and a best-selling fiction writer. He has made a career of writing semi-fictional books inspired by the horrors he witnessed in Vietnam, including “Going after Cacciato” –which won the National Book...

 Gerhard Weinberg & Allan Millett: Implications of the Fall of Japanese Empire | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Dr. Allan Millet and Gerhard Weinberg explore the implications of the fall of the Japanese empire.

 David Hackett Fischer: Washington's Crossing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:43

David Hackett Fischer discusses his book "Washington's Crossing"

 Colonel John House: Wolfhounds and Polar Bears | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Colonel John House, USA (Ret.) visits the PMML to discuss his book about the role the United States played in Siberia during WWI.

 Jeffrey Sammons & John Morrow, Jr.: Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:27:05

From its beginnings in the 15th New York National Guard through its training in the explosive atmosphere in the South, its singular performance in the French army during World War I, and the pathos of postwar adjustment—Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War...

 2017 Founder's Award Recipient: Edwin Bearss | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:10:00

2017 recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum and Library Founder’s Literature Award: Edwin Bearss. Bearss was selected by the Museum and Library’s founder Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker to receive this award for his immense contribution to furthering...

 Steven Rabalais: General Fox Conner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

A 2016 Finalist for the Army Historical Society Distinguished Writing Award, General Fox Conner presents the portrait of the quintessential man behind the scenes in U.S. military history.

 Vice Admiral Robert Dunn: Gear Up, Mishaps Down | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Retired Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn discusses his newest book about naval aviation readiness and safety in an age of high-tempo operations.


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