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Exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

Multimedia

Video

Fifteen discrete videos collectively examine how World War I affected the United States and changed the world.

Credits

A CHALLENGED AMERICA

  • Commentary: Christopher Capozzola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CATASTROPHE

  • Commentary: Michael S. Neiberg, United States Army War College; U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Robert J. Dalessandro, WWI Centennial

THE WAR AND THE COLOR LINE

  • Commentary: Theresa Runstedtler, American University; Adriane Lentz-Smith, Duke University

FROM DEBTOR TO CREDITOR

  • Commentary: Michael Kazin, Georgetown University

SELECTIVE SERVICE

  • Commentary: Jennifer D. Keene, Chapman University

SELF-DETERMINATION

  • Commentary: Erez Manela, Harvard University; Michael S. Neiberg, United States Army War College; Adriane Lentz-Smith, Duke University

IMMIGRATION

  • Commentary: Michael Kazin, Georgetown University

TECHNOLOGY OF WAR

  • Commentary: Michael S. Neiberg, United States Army War College

AMERICA AND THE WORLD

  • Commentary: Erez Manela, Harvard University

THE RED SCARE

  • Commentary: Michael Kazin, Georgetown University

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

  • Commentary: Jennifer D. Keene, Chapman University

A CHANGED AMERICA

  • Commentary: Christopher Capozzola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Michael Kazin, Georgetown University

AIR POWER

  • Commentary: Michael S. Neiberg, United States Army War College; U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Robert J. Dalessandro, WWI Centennial

CIVIL RIGHTS

  • Commentary: Adriane Lentz-Smith, Duke University

REMEMBERING THE WAR

  • Commentary: U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Robert J. Dalessandro, WWI Centennial; Jennifer D. Keene, Chapman University
  • All Film, Interactive Media, and Media Production: Blair-Dubilier & Associates and Video Art Productions for the Library of Congress
  • All Documentary footage and images are from the collections of the Library of Congress

Audio Recordings

World War I was the last American war in which singing was a widespread and popular pastime among the troops as well as those who remained on the home front. These historical recordings, along with others of the period made under the Victor label, are available on the National Jukebox www.loc.gov/jukebox.

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