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A Midwestern POW Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/POW-Camp-Clarinda.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.9KB)They were prisoners of war, yet they were paid for their work; many of them forged friendships with the locals…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast South Dakota

A Special Job and A Special Thanksgiving

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Travis-Schuring-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Regardless of your political affiliation, the event that took place on Thanksgiving 2003 was remarkable. Today, we visit with a…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast South Dakota

Captain Travis Schuring

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Travis-Schuring-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 949.6KB)Comedians, professional wrestlers, cheerleaders and politicians–Travis Schuring works with them all. Where do you find such a career? In the…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast South Dakota

A Protocol Officer in the Air Force

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Travis-Schuring-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Most people can’t tell you exactly what a protocol officer does, but today’s broadcast let’s you meet one who served…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana Podcast

The Dusenberg

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Dusenberg-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.0MB)In northeast Indiana there is a town that once produced the top cars of the day. In this very showroom,…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Tennessee

The Wonders of the Tuckaleeche Caverns

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/tuckaleechee-caverns-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)For centuries, people have recognized the natural beauty along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. We call it the…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Tennessee

A Cavern Below the Smokey Mountains

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/tuckaleechee-caverns-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Kids may go exploring when they have nothing better to do. Sometimes, those adventures can lead to trouble. But for…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Wisconsin

A Circus Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Circus-Museum-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.8MB)It all began with Albert, Otto, Alfred, Charles, and John. Without their last names, those first names might not mean…

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Helping Rural Business Thrive in Developing Nations

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Root-Capital-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Willie Foote saw farmers and farmer cooperatives in developing nations often struggling to survive. What resulted was a vision turned…

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Root Capital

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Root-Capital-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 947.3KB)American farmers know the financial difficulties that result from conditions that are often out of their control. Now imagine you…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas Podcast

Limited Married Life at Fort Hays

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Fort-Hays-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)(Hays, Kansas) – For an enlisted man at Fort Hays, it wasn’t enough to win a young woman’s heart and…

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The Men at Fort Hays

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Fort-Hays-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)The Army certainly needs strong, upstanding young men and women to fill its ranks today. But in the late 19th…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas Podcast

Fort Hays, Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Fort-Hays-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)(Fort Hays, Kansas) As Americans moved from east to west, a network of forts sprang up across the high plains…

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Posted in American Countryside Idaho Podcast

From Silver Mines to Fields of Sheep

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Ketchum-Sheep1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)(Ketchum, Idaho) When the silver ran out, the sheep moved in; thousands of them, in fact! This place became one…

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The Ketchum, Idaho Sheep Festival

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Kethum-Sheep-Festival.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 1.9MB)Today the number of snow skiers to this valley outnumbers the sheep that graze the summer mountainsides. However, the sheep…

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Posted in American Countryside California Hawaii Pearl Harbor Podcast World War II

Swimming in a Sea of Burning Oil

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Pearl-Harbor-Survivor-Stu-Hedley-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Stu Hedley may have believed that once he left his ship, the West Virginia, in Pearl Harbor on the morning…

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Surviving Pearl Harbor: A First Hand Account

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Pearl-Harbor-Survivor-Stu-Hedley.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.8MB)We’ve heard of the events of December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor. Today, we meet one of the men who…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Podcast Saint Joseph

Networking the Union with the Pony Express

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/William-Waddell-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Although the first riders of the Pony Express left from St. Joseph, Missouri, it could be argued that the headquarters…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Podcast Saint Joseph

Forming the Pony Express

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/William-Waddell-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)They are three names etched in the history of western exploration and settlement: Russell, Majors and Waddell. Here’s one of…

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Posted in Alaska American Countryside Podcast

Dawson Dolly

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Dawson-Dolly1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 950.0KB)Skagway, Alaska has a wealth of history from its gold mining days. One of the personalities who shares that story…

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