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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

Commemorate the Great War’s centennial at the National WWI Museum & Memorial

Only official ... from the World War One Memorial Foundation and others. Trenches, no man's land and shell craters up close Inside the museum in Kansas City, the vast collection is comprehensive, cove... read more

World War I sparked from economic jealously, desires for power, and nationalism

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sunday marks 100 years since the ... Serious competition was stirred up among communities to garner resources and become powerful nations, if not empires. World War I began on July ... read more

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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


Dave Barry’s Year in Review 2018

In fact the Philadelphia fans spend the night destroying their own city, then head home for a hearty breakfast of Tide Pods. … Secretary of State Rex Tillerson learns that President Trump has fired hi... read more

Veterans Day 2018: Tolling Bells and Massive Light Display of Poppies Commemorate Centennial of Armistice Ending World War I

(Memorial Day in May remembers those who died.) Numerous events at the National World War I Museum and Memorial, designated by Congress as the country’s official World War ... a federal building in do... read more

National World War I Museum's 100-Year-Old Letters Provide Inspiration For A Folk Song

Singer-songwriter Joe Crookston recently teamed up with the National World War I Museum and Memorial to tell her ... Three songs into her official Folk Alliance showcase on Thursday night, Kansas City ... read more

Inside the Secret World of Football in North Korea

The resulting Korean War, fought against a U.S.-led United Nations ... World Cup. "I scored on my debut!" Soony says proudly. He's never looked back. After a spell in the Thai league, he moved back to ... 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

A Question I’m Often Asked: What Are Some Fun Things to Do in Kansas City?

“What are some fun things to do in Kansas City?” I like that question, because it reminds me that I can be a tourist without leaving home. A tourist reads and studies, a tourist shows up, a tourist lo... read more

A July 4th attendance boom and MLB's next big thing

Hits have become ... time in Kansas City, Missouri, here's something that might surprise you: It's a really good museum town. There's the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary ... read more

The world remembers: 16,000 First World War dead memorialized through display, free NAC concert

Five of his great-uncles who fought in the First World War wrote regular letters to their mother back home in Canada ... To come up with one, they worked with a private war museum in Kansas City, Miss... read more



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