Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 31, 2013
CHICAGO, January 30, 2013 - The Pritzker Military Library and WTTW-Chicago collaborative program, Citizen Soldier, will debut at its regular time this Sunday at 12 p.m.
Citizen Soldier will explore topics on American military history and policy through interviews and panel discussions with scholars, military personnel, and authors. From exploring the military necessity of the Emancipation Proclamation with James McPherson to an alternative history of the Battle of Midway during World War II, this series seeks to educate the public about important aspects of history and policy. Each episode is produced by the Library and underwritten by additional sponsors. The episodes for the month of February are:
“WTTW is proud to partner with the Pritzker Military Library and broadcast a number of its Citizen Soldier programs in the coming months, says Daniel Soles, WTTW’s Senior VP and Chief Television Content Officer. “We think these specials provide important and insightful perspectives from a group of diverse veterans that our audience will appreciate and welcome.”
About the Pritzker Military Library
The Pritzker Military Library, located at 104 S. Michigan Avenue in the Loop, directly across from Millennium Park and the Art Institute, collects and preserves materials related to the history of the American military and to the concept of the Citizen Soldier. 100% privately funded, it is the only organization of its kind in the United States.
For more than 50 years, audiences have turned to WTTW for distinctive programming that informs, inspires, educates, and entertains. WTTW reaches 1.5 million weekly households over a four-state area, making it the most-watched public television affiliate in America. Recognized for its award-winning local and national productions, WTTW is committed to presenting the very best in cultural, nature, science, public affairs, and children's programming across its four distinct television channels: WTTW11, WTTW Prime, its Spanish-language channel WTTW V-me, and WTTW Create, its “how-to” channel. For more information, please visit http://www.wttw.com.