Citizen Soldier

Citizen Soldier

Chicago's Pritzker Military Library delves into a variety of military-related topics. From exploring the military necessity of the Emancipation Proclamation with James McPherson to an alternative history of the Battle of Midway during World War II, this series seeks to educate the public about important aspects of history and policy.

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Tuskegee Airmen of Wwii

An examination of the trials and tribulations of the pioneering African-American WWII aviators known as Tuskegee Airmen; with Dr. Daniel Haulman, Tuskegee veteran O. Lawton Wilkerson, and WGNs Robert Jordan.

Sun, Feb 1 at 11:30 am on WTTW HD

The Ongoing Story of Uss Pueblo

Former Navy lieutenant and prisoner of war Eddie Murphy shares his unique experiences as executive officer aboard USS Pueblo, captured by North Korea in 1968 and held as a war trophy to this day.

Sun, Feb 8 at 11:30 am on WTTW HD

On Winning The Pritzker Literature Award

Award-winning World War II historians Antony Beevor and Rick Atkinson compare notes from their successful careers, discovering similarities and differences in research techniques and the writing process.

Sun, Feb 15 at 11:30 am on WTTW HD

Technology Military Intelligence and Cyber Warfare

Gen. Michael V. Hayden USAF (retired), a former director of the CIA and NSA, is joined by cyber expert Jason Healey for a discussion of the evolving history and future of cyber warfare.

Sun, Feb 22 at 11:30 am on WTTW HD

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