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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 Aug 07, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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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

2hr 22mins

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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

1hr 9mins

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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

1hr 6mins

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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

1hr 2mins

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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

1hr 27mins

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