National World War I Museum http://kcur.org en Kansas City's World War I Monuments http://kcur.org/post/kansas-citys-world-war-i-monuments <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Everyone is familiar with the National World War I Monument in Kansas City, but there are others.</span></p><p>On Monday, we'll hear the stories behind some of the most prominent WWI monuments and memorials in Kansas City. James J. Heiman the author of <em>Voices In the Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials</em> joins us.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p><p><strong>James J. Heiman</strong> is the author of <em>Voices In Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials.</em></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Jenny Whitty 55143 at http://kcur.org Kansas City's World War I Monuments New Exhibit At National WWI Museum Highlights International Perspectives http://kcur.org/post/new-exhibit-national-wwi-museum-highlights-international-perspectives <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This summer marks the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">100</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary of the start of World War I, and a new exhibit at the <a href="http://theworldwar.org/">National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial </a>in Kansas City, Mo., details the events that led up to the war — from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the declaration of war a month later on July 28, 1914.</span></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:06:42 +0000 Maria Carter 52652 at http://kcur.org New Exhibit At National WWI Museum Highlights International Perspectives WWI Museum Prepares For Centennial Commemoration http://kcur.org/post/wwi-museum-prepares-centennial-commemoration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was known as the Great War—or even The War to End All Wars, even though, of course, it didn’t. It did, however cost 9 million lives, devastated Europe and drew in all the world’s great powers of the day. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next summer marks the 100th Anniversary of World War I. But how do you remember something that no one alive has first-person experience with?</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:53:29 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 48093 at http://kcur.org WWI Museum Prepares For Centennial Commemoration New Appointee At National WWI Museum To Spearhead Centennial Celebration http://kcur.org/post/new-appointee-national-wwi-museum-spearhead-centennial-celebration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Linda Trout, long-time Executive Director of International Relations Council (IRC) in Kansas City, Mo. has been named Director of Strategic Engagement at the National World </span>War I<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Museum.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the new post for the museum, Trout will oversee planning and implementation of the centennial celebration of WWI, beginning next year.</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:01:55 +0000 Laura Ziegler 47095 at http://kcur.org New Appointee At National WWI Museum To Spearhead Centennial Celebration New President And CEO For The National World War I Museum http://kcur.org/post/new-president-and-ceo-national-world-war-i-museum <p>The <a href="http://theworldwar.org/">National World War I Museum</a> at Liberty Memorial on Monday announced Matthew C. Naylor, PhD, a native of Australia, as its new President and CEO. Mon, 13 May 2013 22:58:14 +0000 Laura Spencer 36683 at http://kcur.org New President And CEO For The National World War I Museum