The Great War: The Long Shadow of WWI

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Liberty claims her own! Image credit: Library of Congress

Liberty claims her own! Image credit: Library of Congress

World War I was sometimes called “the war to end all wars.” But 100 years after the fighting began, it’s become a war that’s often forgotten in American history, or viewed as a prelude to WWII.

In this episode, the American History Guys explore some of the ways the conflict affected Americans far beyond the battlefields of Europe – from debates about the meaning of free speech, to the fight over how the war would be remembered.

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