There is no such thing as “Mr. Yoga,” but there was a “Mr. Pilates.” Explore the popular fitness regime’s surprising roots in WWI.
A composer for The Great War reveals his research process and the challenges he faced in creating music for the film.
How does a composer create music to reflect the mood and feelings of the film, without editorializing the subject?
Learn how an editor selects images, footage, and expert interviews to convey the desolation of the Lost Battalion.
Filmmaker Rob Rapley explains how a race-car driver came to be one of the most famous fighters of the Great War.
How could President Wilson call for democracy abroad while suppressing it at home? Filmmaker Amanda Pollak discusses the radical suffragist Alice Paul.
Filmmaker Amanda Pollack discusses George Creel — the man tasked with selling the Great War to the American people.
Private Ralph John’s training for the Great War was two days’ practice with a rifle, and a short stint with a bayonet. Filmmaker Rob Rapley tells John’s story.
Filmmaker Stephen Ives introduces an American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought bravely on the battlefields of France.
Filmmaker Stephen Ives explains that for Woodrow Wilson, the Great War was a chance to for America to become a global citizen.
Watch the opening scene of The Great War.
Discover how World War I affected the lives of a diverse America and altered its place in the world.