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.
Author William Hogeland visits the Museum & Library to discuss his newest book on the foundations of the U.S. Army following the Revolutionary War. Sponsored by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
An incisive panel discussion on the indispensable and often under-appreciated role played by foreign interpreters during America's war on terror and the significant challenges faced by these allies in their post-war lives; with Iraq War veteran Erik Malmstrom,...
Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Stanley R. Arthur and Dr. Edward J. Marolda for join us for a discussion highlighting moments in Admiral Arthur's naval career. Sponsored by the U.S Naval Institute.
U.S. Army veteran Matthew Davenport's critically-acclaimed debut work details the riveting true story of America's first modern military battle, its first military victory during World War One, and its first steps onto the world stage. Sponsored by the United...
2016 Founder's Literature Award: Alistair Horne
Decorated combat veteran and author Douglas Macgregor, PhD visits the Museum & Library to discuss his newest book, detailing five military battles in the 20th century. Sponsored by U.S. Naval Institute.
Bestselling author Andrew Carroll visit the Museum & Library to talk about his newest book–a vivid and moving account of the American experience in World War One. Sponsored by the World War One Centennial Commission.
Medal of Honor recipient Salvatore Giunta returns to the Museum & Library for a discussion about the Army’s Soldier For Life program. Presented in partnership with the U.S. Army Office of Public Affairs, Midwest.
Robert Harder visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the lives and missions the WWII pilot, bombardier, and navigator who delivered the atomic bombs to Japan. Sponsored by the United States Naval Institute.
Author Richard Rubin visits the Museum & Library to discuss his latest book about the impact of WWI and the exploration of its memory through following generations.
Author, photographer and veteran Michael J. MacLeod shares his experiences as a newly-enlisted, 41-year old paratrooper in Afghanistan. Serving as both embedded reporter and a serving solder, MacLeod witnesses and experiences the endurance, sacrifice, discipline,...
Colonel William Reeder, USA (Retired) visits the Museum & Library to discuss his captivating memoir of the last U.S. Army soldier taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. Sponsored by the U.S. Naval Institute.
Serving for the Canadian Navy during World War II, Courtney became a radar officer, and later used his physics brilliance to advise the U.S. government during the Vietnam War, as part of a group of scientists called the JASONs.
In his latest work, Elliot Ackerman explores how the Syrian War created loss and the destruction of a cause in his novel of raw urgency and power.
Joining the military in order to gain diesel engine experience for life in the private sector, Louis LiCastro found himself in the middle of World War II—first at the attack on Pearl Harbor, and then in the jungles of the Pacific Campaign.