Some good programming for this weekend on C-SPAN3–all times Central as usual.
–1919 Paris Peace Conference. Margaret MacMillan’s keynote at the National World War I Museum and Memorial Symposium gets another airing. 11:40 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 13th.
–Reel America: “Uncle Sam Watching the Mexican Border”–1916. Silent U.S. Army film, airs at 6:10 p.m. Sunday evening June 14th; repeats at 10:10 p.m. on the 14th and again at 4:10 a.m. on Monday morning, June 15th.
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.
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