Your festive holiday World War I viewing this weekend on C-SPAN3.  As usual, all times are Central, and we’re not responsible for schedule changes.  All programs can be viewed on the C-SPAN website after their first airing.

African Americans and World War I.  Repeating from last weekend, Saje Mathieu’s talk airs at 7:35 a.m. Saturday morning, December 23rd.

WWI Russian Soldiers and the 1917 Revolution.  Russian history professor Olga Porshneva’s talk from the recent 1917 conference at the National World War I Museum and Memorial.  Airs at 4:05 p.m Saturday December 23rd; repeats at 2:05 a.m. Sunday morning the 24th.

World War I and Britain’s 1917 Middle East Campaigns.  Repeating from last weekend, John Calvert’s talk airs at 10:05 a.m Sunday morning, December 24th.

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.