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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts

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Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.

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Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.

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Great interviews

By Bill koeppe - Mar 23 2013
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The Medal of Honor interviews are a great insight into a warrior and valor.

Archive of Heroes

By AngryTime.com - Jan 01 2010
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Many will look back on this and be grateful.

iTunes Ratings

124 Ratings
Average Ratings
95
17
4
1
7

Great interviews

By Bill koeppe - Mar 23 2013
Read more
The Medal of Honor interviews are a great insight into a warrior and valor.

Archive of Heroes

By AngryTime.com - Jan 01 2010
Read more
Many will look back on this and be grateful.
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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts

Latest release on Sep 18, 2020

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Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.

Rank #1: Jerome William Adler, Combat Infantryman

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Jerome William Adler was born on March 26, 1931 to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Adler in Jersey City, New Jersey. He entered into active service with the United States Army on July 24, 1951.

Oct 28 2016

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Rank #2: Never Forget: Antony Beevor and Rick Atkinson

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Scholars like Beevor and Atkinson have answered the highest calling of the military historian: to not only document and preserve our history, but to impart the profound perspective that the true lessons of the past lie in the evolution of human conflict. And...

Jan 27 2017

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Rank #3: Andrew Bacevich - America's War

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Retired Army Colonel Andrew Bacevich visits the Museum & Library to provide a searing reassessment of U.S. military policy in the Middle East. Sponsored by Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired).

Jun 01 2018

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Rank #4: The Big Red One on D-Day

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Paul Herbert is joined by authors Joseph Balkoski, John C. McManus, and Steven Zaloga for this discussion of the U.S. Army First Infantry Division's impressive service during World War II, with particular focus on their role in the D-Day landings at Normandy.

Feb 27 2015

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Rank #5: Walter Sobel, Lieutenant

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Walter Sobel, despite already being an accomplished architect from Chicago, signed up for the Navy prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, experiencing attacks by kamikaze pilots on the deck of the USS New Mexico in Lingayen Gulf.

Mar 27 2013

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Rank #6: Max Hastings: VIETNAM: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975

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Sir Max Hastings returns to the Museum & Library to discuss his latest book on the Vietnam War

Dec 14 2018

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Rank #7: Winston Churchill is The Last Lion

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Sponsored by The Churchill Centre. Greg Burns interviews author Paul Reid. William Manchester was a tremendously successful popular historian and biographer whose books include The Last Lion: Visions of Glory, The Last Lion: Alone, Goodbye Darkness, A World...

Nov 21 2014

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Rank #8: Nimrod Frazer: The Best World War I Story I Know, On the Point in the Argonne

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Author Nimrod Frazer returns to the Museum & Library to discuss his latest book about the story of three U.S. Army Divisions tasked with capturing the Côte de Châtillon during the Meuse-Argonne offensive.

Apr 05 2019

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Rank #9: Max Hastings & Rick Atkinson: The Embedded Journalist and Military History

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Sponsored by Norwich University. Pritzker Military Library and Norwich University present a discussion between two highly respected historians and journalists, Rick Atkinson and Sir Max Hastings about the role that embedded journalists play in military history....

Aug 29 2014

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Rank #10: The War in the Atlantic and the U-505

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Moderated by John Allen Williams, this distinguished panel discussed the Battle of the Atlantic from a global perspective.

Nov 14 2014

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Rank #11: Keith Nightingale, Colonel

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Knowing that he’d join the Army after college, Col. Keith Nightingale built a storied career in the military, beginning with two tours in Vietnam, and going through Grenada, and Iran, to a position in the Department of Defense Interagency Counterdrug Task...

Nov 18 2016

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Rank #12: Richard T. Lockhart, Corporal

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Richard T. Lockhart, who enlisted in the army from Purdue University's ROTC program in 1942, was captured by the German Army when his unit was forced to surrender during the Battle of the Bulge.

Jul 25 2013

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Rank #13: Jason Redman: The Trident

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Jason Redman, a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL lieutenant who served in Colombia, Peru, Afghanistan, and Iraq, discusses his book "The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader."

Jun 15 2018

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Rank #14: Nazi Concentration Camp Liberators

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Sponsored by the National WWII Museum. The experience of the already war-wearied American G.I.s who liberated the extensive network of Nazi concentration camps during WWII is something most of us can even imagine and was something they made sure to never forget.

Oct 24 2014

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Rank #15: Patrick K O'Donnell- The Unknowns

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Author Patrick K. O'Donnell returns to the PMML to talk about his book "The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America's Unkown Soldier and WWI'S Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home."

Sep 14 2018

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Rank #16: James McPherson 2007 Literature Award Luncheon

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James M. McPherson was born in North Dakota and grew up in Minnesota, where he attended Gustavus Adolphus College and graduated magna cum laude in 1958. He did his graduate study in history at the Johns Hopkins University, where he received his Ph.D. with...

Oct 05 2007

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Rank #17: The Ongoing Story of USS Pueblo, with Executive Officer Edward R. Murphy, Jr.: Citizen Soldier

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Author and former Navy Leiutenant Edward R. Murphy Jr. shares his experiences as XO aboard USS Pueblo, the American spy ship famously captured and held by North Korea since 1968. Sponsored by Colonel (IL) J.N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired) and Act One Mayne...

Jan 13 2017

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Rank #18: Steven Sodergren: The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns

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Steven Sodergren discusses his new book about the transition to trench warfare during the Civil War and its impact on Union soldiers.

Mar 29 2019

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Rank #19: Stephen Moore: Uncommon Valor

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Author Stephen Moore discusses his book about the highly covert Vietnam War-era Study and Observation Group.

Mar 01 2019

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Rank #20: Front & Center with John Callaway: Elizabeth Samet

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Elizabeth D. Samet received her B.A. from Harvard and her Ph.D. in English literature from Yale. She is also the author of Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776-1898.

Jun 26 2008

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USS Olympia

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From the Battle of Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War to its final mission to carry the body of the Unknown Soldier from France to the United States in 1921, USS Olympia represents the United States's emergence as a world naval power.

Sep 18 2020

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Keynote Discussion with 2019 Pritzker Literature Award Recipient Dr. John Morrow, Jr.: Overlooked Aspects of the Battle of the Bulge

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2019 Literature Award recipient, Dr. John Morrow, Jr. discusses some of
the lesser-known aspects of the Battle of the Bulge in honor of its 75th anniversary.

Sep 11 2020

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The First World War with Hew Strachan & Anthony Beevor

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In this episode of Citizen Soldier, the preeminent scholar of WWI, Sir Hew Strachan, sits down with WWII historian Sir Antony Beevor to discuss the world’s first truly global conflict.

Sep 04 2020

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Capturing the Faces of War: DASPO Photographers in Vietnam

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Presented in conjunction with the opening of the Museum & Library's new FACES OF WAR exhibit, veterans of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO) Pacific Detachment discuss the vital role played by these elite special operations teams...

Aug 28 2020

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The American Revolution, with David Hackett Fischer & Rick Atkinson

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Pulitzer Prize and Pritzker Literature Award winning authors David Hackett Fischer and Rick Atkinson discuss their work as military historians, with a focus on the American War for Independence. Supported by sponsors of the 2015 Liberty Gala.

Aug 21 2020

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Enemy in the Vietnam War: Tim O'Brien & Karl Marlantes

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In this episode of Citizen Soldier, renown authors and Vietnam veterans, Tim O’Brien and Karl Marlantes, discuss the difficult moral questions that go hand-in-hand with military conflicts as well as the concept of dehumanizing the “enemy”. These veteran...

Aug 07 2020

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Citizen Soldier in the American Revolution

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Expert panelists on the American Revolution explore the role of George Washington in the American Revolution. Throughout the episode, the  panel discusses and describes how General George Washington first established the citizen soldier tradition in American...

Jul 31 2020

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Dean Reuter, The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America's Deal with the Devil

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Author Dean Reuter visits the Museum & Library to discuss harrowing realities of SS commander General Hans Kammler.

Jul 10 2020

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Meet Your Navy: Rear Admiral Robert C. Nowakowski

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RDML Nowakowski visits the Museum & Library to discuss his career and the United States Navy.

Jun 19 2020

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PMP: On The Homefront - Jessica Hulten

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Liberation: Holocaust and WWII with Jessica Hulten

Jun 12 2020

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PMP: On The Homefront - Clay Risen

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Clay Risen: The Crowded Hour

Jun 04 2020

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Dr. Krewasky Salter: The African American Experience in WWII

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Dr. Krewasky A. Salter visits the Museum & Library to discuss the African American Experience in World War II.

May 29 2020

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David Roll, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic

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Author David Roll visits the Museum & Library to discuss the extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall, America’s most distinguished soldier–statesman since George Washington, whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of...

May 23 2020

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PMP: On The Homefront - Battle of Belleau Woods

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Battle of Belleau Wood

May 15 2020

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Donald Miller - Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy

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May 08 2020

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PMP: On The Homefront - R. Scott Stephenson

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Hygiene in the Revolutionary War

May 01 2020

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Greg Fontenot, Loss and Redemption at St. Vith: The 7th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge (American Military Experience)

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Author Greg Fontenot visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which provides a compelling account of the 7th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge.

Apr 24 2020

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David Stahel: Retreat from Moscow

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Author David Stahel visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the German Winter Campaign between 1941 and 1942.

Apr 17 2020

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PMP: On The Homefront - The Spanish Influenza of 1918

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The Spanish Influenza of 1918

Apr 10 2020

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Legacy of Rickover Panel

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A panel of distinguished U.S. Navy veterans will discuss the legacy of Admiral Rickover, considered by many as the father of the U.S. nuclear Navy. Presented in partnership with the Chicago Navy Memorial Foundation

Mar 20 2020

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iTunes Ratings

124 Ratings
Average Ratings
95
17
4
1
7

Great interviews

By Bill koeppe - Mar 23 2013
Read more
The Medal of Honor interviews are a great insight into a warrior and valor.

Archive of Heroes

By AngryTime.com - Jan 01 2010
Read more
Many will look back on this and be grateful.