If you were unable to attend the 2016 Symposium held at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in early November, this weekend you have the chance to hear some of the sessions on C-SPAN3.

But first up on Saturday morning the 7th is a repeat of America Goes Over, the 1918 Signal Corps film on American participation in the war.  It airs at 7:00 a.m. CT.

Immediately after that at 8:05 a.m. CT is Volker Berghahn’s talk, “Big Business and the Questions of American Neutrality, 1914 to 1916.”  It will repeat at 5:55 a.m. CT Sunday morning the 8th.

Next up is “Confronting Shell Shock of War” at 6:10 p.m. CT Saturday evening.  The talk was delivered by Annessa Stagner.

At 10:00 p.m CT Saturday Churchill historian Lee Pollack discusses Winston Churchill’s decision to join the British Army in a talk entitled, “From Parliament to Plugstreet, 1916.”  It repeats twice, once on Sunday, at 4:00 p.m. CT and  again, very early Monday morning the 9th at 2:00 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.