National Archives at New York City

The Legacies of World War I

Press Release
November 2014

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, Martin Levinson, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, World War I Historical Association and Authors Guild, provides an informative lecture about the war. Its legacy is more present than we may think. The volatile politics of Middle East and Balkan Europe stem directly from World War I and its immediate aftereffects. America's current preoccupation to champion democracy.


Lecture on the Legacies of World War I


Wednesday, December 17, 2014, from Noon to 1pm


National Archives at New York City, 3rd floor Learning Center, One Bowling Green, NY.


The public should register via or 866-840-1752 to reserve a space.

Please note: All programs are free and open to the public.

About the Speaker

Martin H. Levinson brings over 40 years of experience in general semantics, counseling, administration, and education, to his teaching, writing, and international consulting work. He worked in the field of drug prevention for 35 years and has taught many college courses in diverse areas. He is president of the Institute of General Semantics and book editor for ETC: A Review of General Semantics. He holds a PhD from NYU.

About the National Archives at New York City

The National Archives at New York City maintains the historically significant records of Federal agencies and courts in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, dating from 1685 to the present. It also holds select microfilm publications of the National Archives and provides access to a variety of online historical resources. Since 2012, NARA NYC has been headquartered at the historic, 107 year old Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, which is a designated National Historic Landmark and also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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