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Peace Talk Radio

6:00pm

Sun May 11, 2014
Mothers Day

Mothers Day: The 1871 Mother's Day Proclamation

Julia Ward Howe

Airs Sunday, May 11 at 6 p.m.  The story of Julia Ward Howe's 1871 Proclamation for Peace and her call for a universal Mother's Day to promote peace and disarmament.  Host Carol Boss talks with Kate Stickley, a direct descendent of Howe, and Jane Smith Bernhardt, an actor who portrays Howe onstage.  Plus conversation with Susan Galleymore, author of a book called "Long Time Passing: Mothers Talk About War and Terror."

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6:00pm

Sun December 22, 2013
Holiday Special

Peace on the Battlefield: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Airs Sunday, December 22 at 6 p.m.Two instances when peace broke out – right on the field of battle: The impromptu but widespread unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 in the early months of fighting during World War 1 and the story of the National Jubilee of Peace. First, the impromptu but widespread unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 in the early months of fighting in Europe in World War 1.   Soldiers from both sides essentially said, war is hell – let’s not do it near Christmas Day.  To tell us that story, we have Stanley Weintraub, historian, professor emeritus from Penn State University, biographer and author of many books including “Silent Night- The Christmas Truce of 1914.”  Also the story of  the National Jubilee of Peace – the first major gathering of Civil War veterans from the North and South in 1911 - 50 years after the Battle of Bull Run at Manassas.  Steve Pendlebury has our story – from the place where it happened in 1911 – and was re-enacted in the summer of 2011, Manassas, Virginia.

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