After a few weeks of no WWI programming, C-SPAN3 comes back with a couple of programs this Saturday afternoon. All times are Central.
–World War I U.S. Railroad Operations. A recent talk given at the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Airs at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, June 8th.
–History Bookshelf: Ann Hagedorn, “Savage Peace.” Full title of the book: Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919. Airs at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8th.
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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