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Dave Shuey was unforgettable as ‘General Pershing’

Living history actor David Shuey appeared as General Pershing at the Great Gatsby Presidential Inaugural Ball. (Anthony C. Hayes) To meet David Shuey for the first time, I had to run after him, and chase him down. It was the […]

Actor David Shuey appeared as General Pershing at the Great Gatsby Presidential Inaugural Ball. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Dave Shuey was unforgettable as ‘General Pershing’

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Living history actor David Shuey appeared as General Pershing at the Great Gatsby Presidential Inaugural Ball. (Anthony C. Hayes) To meet David Shuey for the first time, I had to run after him, and chase him down. It was the […]

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WWI-era music on display at Camp Doughboy. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Camp Doughboy brings World War I history alive on Governors Island

Sheet music from a bygone era at Camp Doughboy World War I Weekend on Governors Island. (Anthony C. Hayes) New York: It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon on beautiful Governors Island.

Displays inside the Prairie Mound Schoolhouse at the Gen John J. Pershing Boyhood Home in Laclede, MO. (Anthony C. Hayes)

John J. Pershing Historic site to dedicate Commemorative Garden to fallen Americans of WWI

LACLEDE., MO: There was nothing about the boyhood of John J. Pershing which would hint of his eventual fame. When his chores on the two family farms were complete,

Volunteers pray with a homeowner in the Beechfield neighborhood of west Baltimore. The area was hit by three flash floods in 2018. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Volunteers join local churches in sustained response to west Baltimore flooding

In a season where it seems as if the rainfall totals are approaching Biblical proportions, it may be easy to miss the toll the steady stream of flooding has

Copperthite pie company heir recalls efforts which provided ‘Dough for the Doughboys’

At first glance, the black Model T box truck – replete with it’s creamy-white “Connecticut - Copperthite Pie Company” lettering – may seem hopelessly out of place. Why would

American soldiers on the Piave front hurling a hand grenades during World War I.

A New Reading of World War I American Literature

One hundred years after U.S. involvement in World War I, it is time to revisit our literature that came out of that conflict--because we are only now, finally, able

Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge & Poppy Field at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri

Military, civilian scholars discuss lasting impression of WWI

Paul Sunderland's Glass Bridge & Poppy Field at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. (Courtesy) On Thursday, March 29, the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri marked

The Koran, Edgar Allan Poe and Science

Edgar Allan Poe has a reputation for mockery and secrecy. He loved to challenge his readers with riddles, hoaxes, and cryptography. He was a talented crypto-analyst and he wrote

Shovels used for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Veterans, dignitaries break ground for D.C. World War I Memorial

Shovels used for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Anthony C. Hayes) In an act which many Americans feel is long overdue, almost

Leading by Example: Christian newscaster Tim Tooten believes ‘We are all held accountable’

For almost thirty years, Dr. Tim Tooten Sr. has covered the education beat for WBAL-TV 11 News. Tooten is widely respected in the news business and has won a

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