Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Son Tay Raid & Its Impact Today

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/07/12Jul22-Son-Tay-Raid-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some would say the raid on the Son Tay prison camp in North Vietnam in 1970 was a failure.  Yet,…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Raid on Son Tay

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/07/11Jul22-Son-Tay-Raid-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the fall of 1970, the U.S. military conducted a mission into north Vietnam to rescue about 60 POWs.  Terry…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Chances of Survival are 50-50

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/08Jul22-Son-Tay-Raid-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What would go through your mind if you were selected for a mission and told your chances for survival were…

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The Farm Kid Becomes a Green Beret

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/07Jul22-Son-Tay-Raid-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Terry grew up during the Vietnam War.  As a young man he decided to enter the armed forces.  When presented…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

KORN Radio Celebrates 75 Years

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/06Jul22-KORN-Radio-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You know your station has hit the big time when it’s call letters are used for a fictional radio station…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Corny Call Letters

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/05Jul22-KORN-Radio-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The radio business has lots of four-letter words.  The words I’m talking about are the four call letters by which…

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Posted in American Countryside Pennsylvania

When Did It Become the Liberty Bell?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/04Jul22-Liberty-Bell.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)July 4th, 1776.  It’s Independence Day in the United States and one of the symbols of our freedom is the…

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Posted in American Countryside Pennsylvania

Who Led the Battle at Gettysburg?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/01Jul22-Gettysburg-Battlefield-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the three days leading up to Indpendence Day 1863, Americans waged the greatest of battles against one another at…

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John Burns & the Battle of Gettysburg

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/30Jun22-Gettysburg-Battlefield-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine hitting the age to retire and then deciding to volunteer for the army.  That is what John Burns did. …

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Limpia Creek Hats

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/29Jun22-Limpia-Creek-Hats-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)How much would you pay for a good cowboy hat?  I suppose it depends what you do for a living…

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Should You Wear Your Cowboy Hat in the Rain?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/28Jun22-Limpia-Creek-Hats-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 26 years of doing interviews for this show, John Davis may take the award for the most polite person…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Making a Great Cowboy Hat

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/27Jun22-Limpia-Creek-Hats-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Every cowboy needs a cowboy hat.  There are plenty of places you can buy a hat, but this small shop…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

The $25 Million Dollar Room

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/24Jun22-Museum-of-the-Big-Bend-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In a moment I’ll take you to a small room, about the size of a large walk-in closet, that’s insured…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Taking the Southern Route

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/23Jun22-Museum-of-the-Big-Bend-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)As settlers moved from east to west across this continent they were looking for the best route to reach the…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Museum of the Big Bend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/22Jun22-Museum-of-the-Big-Bend-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Big Bend region of Texas is a place where mountain chains meet but few people stayed.  The land was…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

The Old Hoover Powerhouse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/21Jun22-Kingman-Arizona-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before Hoover Dam supplied electricity for this region of the southwest, this old powerhouse generated the electricity.  In fact, in…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

Kingman, Arizona

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/20Jun22-Kingman-Arizona-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dinosaurs, caves and safari parks are the things summer road trips are made of.  Perhaps that’s why the combination still…

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Posted in American Countryside California

Elmer Long’s Bottle Tree Forest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/17Jun22-Elmer-Long-Bottle-Tree.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Elmer Long doesn’t manage a national forest, but it may be the most unique collection of trees in the nation. …

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

The Disneyland of Diving

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/16Jun22-Duluth-Aquarium-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may have seen folks on tv diving to explore old shipwrecks. Most of the time we may think of…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

Where the Cold Water Meets the Warm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/15Jun22-Duluth-Aquarium-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Lots of people love to go fishing, and even if you’re one of the folks that doesn’t care much for…

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