Some good programs this week on C-SPAN2 & 3, including several repeats on Chad Williams’ excellent talk on African American activism after World War I, and two programs by Margaret MacMillan, including an also excellent talk given at the National World War I Museum and Memorial last November. All times are Central as usual.


Margaret MacMillan, “The War That Ended Peace.” MacMillan discusses her book of the same title. Airs at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7th.


African American Soldiers & Post World War I Activism. Airs at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, June 6th, and repeats at 7:55 p.m and 11:55 p.m. that same day. Also repeats at 11:40 p.m. on Monday, June 8th and 4:17 a.m Tuesday, June 9th.

1919 Paris Peace Conference. Airs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 7th and repeats at 11:35 p.m. that same day. Also repeats at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, 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.