Iowans Remember 100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry Into WWI

Apr 4, 2017

On April 6th, 1917 the United States declared war on Germany and the U.S. joined World War I.  More than 114,000 Iowans served in the armed forces during WWI, and 3,576 Iowans lost their lives.

During this edition of Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe hosts a conversation looking back on this pivotal moment in world history and the role that Iowa played at home and abroad.

Guests this hour include: Leo Landis, Museum Curator at the State Historical Museum of Iowa; Mike Vogt, Curator at the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum in Johnston; and Rusty Corder, a historian, former college history professor and museum curator, and WWI reenactor.