The C-SPAN networks did not appear to have any World War I programming this past weekend, but they seem to be making up for it through the week.


U.S. Women Soldiers During World War I.  Elizabeth Cobbs speaks about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps.  This has been on before and has already aired twice today, August 14, but it will air again at 6:11 p.m. CT.

Civil War, World War I and “Total War.”  Michael Neiberg from the U.S. Army War College speaks on the subject.  This airs on  Wednesday, August 16th at 9:00 p.m. and 11:54 p.m. CT.  It will also air Saturday, August 19th at 5:00 p.m. CT.


World War I.  Jennifer Keene talks about her book about the American soldier experience in WWI.  Airs on Wednesday, August 16th at 7:50 p.m. CT and 11:35 p.m CT.

My Fellow Soldiers.  Andrew Carroll speaks on the subject of his book on war correspondence.  Airs on Wednesday, August 16th at 9:45 p.m. CT, and Thursday, August 17th at 1:30 a.m. CT.

Why Wilson Matters.  Tony Smith speaks on the impact of Woodrow Wilson on American foreign policy.  Airs on Friday, August 18th at 7:50 p.m. CT, and again on Saturday, August 19th at 12:30 a.m. CT

Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.