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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 Peter Mansoor, Surge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:23

Dr. Peter Mansoor, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired) visits the Museum & Library to discuss his service in Iraq as the executive officer to General David Petraeus during the period of the surge in the Iraq War.

 Donald Stoker: Clausewitz, His Life and Work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:17

Military historian Donald Stoker discusses his perceptive biography of Carl von Clausewitz, which moves skillfully between Clausewitz's career as a soldier and his work as a theoretician and author.

 Stanley Weintraub: Pearl Harbor Christmas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:19:00

Pearl Harbor Christmas is a day-by-day account of the holiday season in 1941, from December 21st to New Year's Day. Stanley Weintraub is a National Book Award finalist, professor emeritus of arts and humanities at Penn State University, and the author of numerous...

 Major General Bob Scales, Scales on War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

MG Scales visits the Museum & Library to discuss his perspective on the direction of the U.S. Armed Forces based on his three decades of experience as a leader and commander in the United States Army. Sponsored by United States Naval Institute.

 James Holland: The Allies Strike Back | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:37

Author James Holland returns to the Museum & Library to discuss the second book in his acclaimed War in the West trilogy on World War II.

 Century of Service: ROTC and JROTC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:38

A discussion about the history of the ROTC and JROTC with guests Colonel Andy Morgado, Colonel Daniel L. Baggio (Retired), and Dr. Arthur Coumbe. Presented in partnership with the U.S Army Public Affairs, Midwest.

 Century of Service: 85th Infantry Division | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:56

Century of Service: 85th Infantry Division

 Sebastian Junger: Korengal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:28

Acclaimed journalist and documentarian Sebastian Junger returns to the Pritzker Military Museum & Library for a special screening of his film, "Korengal."

 Veterans Giving Back, with Allen Lynch, Jim Frazier, and John Schwan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Emphasizing the importance of service beyond the field of combat, veterans and Chicago natives Allen Lynch, Jim Frazier, and John Schwan share a hard-hitting discussion of the challenges and rewards associated with their experiences as volunteers, advocates,...

 Medal of Honor Recipient James McCloughan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:31

Medal of Honor Recipient Allen J Lynch interviews Specialist Five James C. McCloughan about the actions McCloughan took over the course of 48 hours in close-combat fighting against enemy forces in Vietnam in 1969.

 Gerhard Weinberg & Rebecca Wittmann: The Liberation of Europe, 1945 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:25

Noted scholar and military historian Gerhard Weinberg, a veteran of the U.S. Army and its post-World War II occupation of Japan, discusses with author and University of Toronto History Professor Rebecca Wittmann the liberation of Europe from East to West....

 Meet Your Army: Major General Tom Ayres | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:30

Major General Thomas E. Ayres visits the Pritzker Military Museum & Library to discuss the role of the Judge Advocate General's Corps and leadership in the U.S. Army.

 David J. Barron: Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

William E. Colby Award winner David J. Barron visits the Museum & Library to discuss his newest book, Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS. Sponsored by Norwich University. 

 Heroes on Deck | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Captain Dave Truitt, WWII veteran Herb Sohn and restoration specialist Jonathan Toby Mack visit the Museum & Library in a panel discussion about the ingenious training program that changed the course of the war in the Pacific and the making of this original...

 Warrior Games: Recovery, Rehabilitation and Reintegration | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:00

Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg leads a panel discussion with Master Chief Richard Curtis, Jr., Chairman & CEO of Fisher House Foundation Kenneth Fisher and Vice Admiral C. Forrest Faison, III, Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.


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