Upcoming World War I programming on the C-SPAN networks this coming weekend:


Douglas Mastriano, Thunder in the Argonne. Airs at 4:00 a.m. Monday morning, January 21st.


World War I Lessons. With Michael Neiberg and Geoffrey Wawro. Airs at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning, January 20th.

World War I & the 1917 Selective Service Act. With Christopher Capozzola. Airs at 8:18 p.m. Sunday evening, January 20th; repeats at 12:18 a.m. Sunday morning, January 21st.

Black Soldiers in France & Jim Crow America. With Adriane Lentz-Smith. Airs at 3:25 a.m. Tuesday morning, January 22nd.

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.