You may have seen this clip on CBS Sunday Morning, which looks at Hoover’s life, including the Belgian relief effort.
This weekend we have the repeat of two previous shows on Sunday, October 20. As usual, times are Central.
–The Presidency: Herbert Hoover’s World War I Relief Work. Airs at 8:10 a.m.
–The Presidency: World War I-Era German Hunger. Airs at 12:15 p.m.
This weekend on C-SPAN3 we see repeats of some previous programs, and at least one new program. All times are Central, as usual.
–Reel America “Motor Convoy” 1919 Silent Army Film. Airs at 8:47 p.m. and 11:52 p.m. Friday evening, October 11, and at 2:57 a.m Saturday morning, October 12.
Turner Classic Movies has a fair number of films with a WWI theme this month. We make no claims about them being scholarly; we just post them to show how the war did influence movie-making, particularly in the decades afterwards and before World War II. All times listed here are Central.
This weekend C-SPAN3 repeats programs from previous weeks. Of course, they can also be watched online at the C-SPAN website. all times are Central if you are watching as regularly scheduled programs.
–The Presidency: Herbert Hoover & Aid to Famine-Stricken Russia. Airs at 11:05 a.m. Saturday morning, October 5. Repeats at 7:43 p.m. and 11:43 p.m. Tuesday evening, October 8.
This weekend C-SPAN3 repeats WWI programming from last week, with two additions. All times as usual are Central.
–Reel America “Motor Convoy” 1919 Silent Film. Airs at 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, September 28.
–The Presidency Herbert Hoover’s World War I Relief Work. Airs at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning, September 28.
After an absence of a few weeks, we have some programs from the World War I era appearing on C-SPAN3 this weekend. As usual, all times shown here are Central.
—Reel America: “Motor Convoy” 1919 Silent Army Film. The post-war cross-country convoy which included Lt. Colonel Dwight Eisenhower, the trip that inspired the creation of the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s. Airs Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m. Repeats Sunday, September 22 at 3:00 p.m., and Monday, September 23 at 1:00 a.m. and 6:15 a.m.
Recently Hiawatha, Kansas, honored World War I hometown soldier Homer White, for whom the American Legion post is named. The National World War I Centennial Committee posted the story on their website. Here’s the link:
Episode #135 of the WWI Centennial News Podcast includes a story about Erwin Bleckley, the WWI flyer from Wichita who lost his life and received the Medal of Honor. See the link below; the Bleckley story starts at 8:05:
A couple of things that may be of interest to the World War I people. As usual, all times are Central, and all can be watched any time at the C-SPAN website.
–Reel America “Uncle Sam Watching the Mexican Border”–1916. Airs at 12:23 a.m. early Friday morning, August 9. Second airing is at 6:27 a.m the same morning.