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From: Kuehn, John Dr CIV USA TRADOC <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: RE: COMENT: Recording and Distributing Lectures (WAS: Brian Linn Military History Lecture at Temple University, March 30, 2010) (UNCLASSIFIED) Date: March 26, 2010 11:04:56 AM EDT To: H-NET Military History Discussion List <H-WAR@H-NET.MSU.EDU> There is another solution, albeit inadequate in terms of absolute veracity. That is, have someone on this list who actually attends provide a summary of the lecture on this forum. R, John T. Kuehn, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Military History Department of Military History U.S. Army Command and General Staff College "Present preparedness must not be sacrificed to an illusory future readiness. National emergencies cannot be foreseen and must be met by existing forces." The General Board of the Navy, January 1933 -----Original Message----- From: Larry A. Grant <email@example.com> Subject: RE: Brian Linn Military History Lecture at Temple University, March 30, 2010 Date: March 25, 2010 2:35:32 PM EDT To: H-NET Military History Discussion List <H-WAR@H-NET.MSU.EDU> Dear List Members, I would like to offer a suggestion regarding posts like the one below. I find the post (and topic) very interesting but also very frustrating in the Christmas-toy-not-received fashion. From my home, a trip to hear this and similar lectures is often about a three-day investment, so it isn't often that I can travel to events such as this. Obviously, the best alternative for me would be watching it through an electronic feed or recording, and I'm sure I voice the sentiments of many others who are unable to travel but would watch online with interest and appreciation. I realize that recording such events involves an extra effort and that hosting the audio online requires server space, but has anyone given a passing thought to how this might be done for the benefit of H-War members? In the interest of getting a fruitful discussion started, I offer to try and find some server space for the audio if that would help in making these great events more available. (I presume we would be able to agree on the appropriate safeguards, permissions, and etc.) Larry A. Grant Naval historian, j.g. -----Original Message----- From: "GREGORY J.W. URWIN" <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>> Date: March 24, 2010 10:39:18 AM EDT To: David.Silbey <David.Silbey@alvernia.edu<mailto:David.Silbey@alvernia.edu>> Subject: Brian Linn Military History Lecture at Temple University, March 30, 2010 On Tuesday, March 30, 2010, Brian McAllister Linn, will lecture on "The American Way of War: Slight Return" in the Russell F. Weigley Room (Gladfelter Hall 914) on the Main Campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. The lecture will begin at 3:00 P.M., and admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Temple University History Department and the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy. Brian McAllister Linn was born in the Territory of Hawaii and completed his graduate studies at The Ohio State University under Dr. Allan R. Millett. He joined the History Department at Texas A&M University in 1989. He has authored four books, including The Echo of Battle: The Army's Way of War, Guardians of Empire and The Philippine War, 1899-1902. Linn is the only person to have twice received the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award. He has also been an Olin Fellow at Yale University, the Susan Dyer Peace Fellow at the Hoover Institute, the Harold K. Johnson Visiting Professor of History at the U.S. Army War College, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, a Woodrow Wilson International Center Fellow, and a Fulbright Fellow at the National University of Singapore. He was recently named the Ralph R. Thomas Professor in Liberal Arts and is the current president of the Society for Military History. His current research project is "Elvis's Army and the Cold War, 1946-1976." For more information, contact Gregory J. W. Urwin, Professor of History, at: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>. -- Gregory J. W. Urwin Professor of History Associate Director, Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy Fellow, Company of Military Historians General Editor, Campaigns and Commanders Series, University of Oklahoma Press Academic Fellow, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Member, Board of Trustees, Society for Military History ----- For subscription help, go to: http://www.h-net.org/lists/help/ To change your subscription settings, go to http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=h-war -----