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How Kansas City Became Home To The Nation's Official World War I Memorial

Agriculture was booming and Kansas City had become a shipping and ... in their nickels, says the memorial's education curator, Lora Vogt. "It's a tribute to Kansas City and the Kansas City spirit," sh... read more

The Latest: Netanyahu meets Putin at Paris WWI gathering

5:35 p.m. The head of the United Nations ... memorial for security reasons, as did Russian President Vladimir Putin. The war ended at precisely 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918 and Sunday's ceremonies were in... read more

World War I: For whom the bells toll

In an effort to carry home as little ammo ... foot Liberty Tower joining the Kansas City skyline, the Museum Memorial, with its 75,000 artifacts and 300,000 archival documents, make it the largest rep... read more

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Armistice Day a century ago gave rise to Veterans Day

But after World War II and the Korean War — two more wars Truman would know intimately — Armistice Day would become Veterans Day ... Research Center at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas C... read more


Red blossoms, death machines tell the story at World War I Museum

KANSAS CITY ... Memorial Museum was tapped to create a new museum that would tell World War I’s story of assassination, empires swept away and new nations born. The site, now known as the National Wor... read more

The WWI hero from Missouri you don't know — but 'No Hard Feelings'

Trout is an English professor at the University of South Alabama who specializes in war literature. He first learned of Barkley during visits to the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas ... read more

Venture Bound: Kansas City museum highlights American Jewish experience in World War I

World ... Memorial in Kansas City. We recently visited this special exhibit that consists of a collection of artifacts: letters, declarations, official papers, posters and awards, such as medals won b... read more

Kids and Money: Make it a money destination with the kids this summer

"Trenches to Treaties" showcases coins and paper money from combatant nations. There are also displays of medals and military decorations, along with uniforms and weapons. The National World War I Mus... read more

Naming himself defense chief, Netanyahu says ‘no room for politics’ in security

Netanyahu also touts consistent economic growth in Israel under his watch and the country’s diplomatic status on the world stage ... by a black official, Triveece Penelton, on road development options ... read more

The World May Little Note, but Kansas City Still Remembers

Truman, a clothing-store owner who would become President, served as decorations vice chairman for the great event. It would, he predicted, make Kansas City ... the memorial. In time, Congress granted ... read more

World War I exhibit 'Fields of Battle' at Navy Pier tries to push forgotten conflict into public's mind

The pier itself has a World War I link: Built in 1916, Municipal Pier became Navy Pier in 1927 to ... said Naylor, who points out that his Kansas City museum, situated beneath the official national me... read more

No decision on early elections after Netanyahu meets with Kahlon

The decision comes after the Jewish Home party, which Ben-Dahan ... while responding to a presentation by a black official, Triveece Penelton, on road development options in Tonganoxie, just west of K... read more



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