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Professor Bischof talks Maine during WWI on public radio show

Professor Libby Bischof recently joined Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” for a discussion of the state before, during and after World War 1.

Bischof, a professor of History and the executive director of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, joined Capt. Jonathan Bratten, the command historian of the Maine National Guard and longtime Maine state historian Earle Shettleworth for the call-in program, hosted by Jennifer Rooks.

They examined how the efforts of those on the homefront altered Maine's landscape and industries. They also talked about notable Maine leaders of that era, and what impacts the wars and those who fought in them had on Maine's future.