Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/14Nov19-Mike-Rowe-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Mike Rowe came to fame for the dirty jobs he was asked to perform.  But how many times did those…

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A Man Known For Dirty Jobs

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/13Nov19-Mike-Rowe-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some people believe they have bad jobs…dirty jobs…jobs no one else would want to have…so now they call this man…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Perryville, Missouri Veterans Memorial

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/12Nov19-Perryville-Veterans-Memorial-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)On the outskirts of Perryville, Missouri who will find a place once only to be seen in the nation’s capital. …

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Remembering Those Who Served

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/11Nov19-Perryville-Veterans-Memorial-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Jim wanted to a way to remember and show appreciation for those with whom he served, but for many years…

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The Postal History Foundation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/08Nov19-Postal-Foundation.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Communication technology means people don’t mail as many letters as they once did, so you might think this hobby would…

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History Deeper Than an Appliance Brand

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/07Nov19-Amana-Colonies.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You might see the name on a refrigerator…but the history runs much longer and deeper than any kitchen appliance…

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This President’s Favorite Occupation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/06Nov19-Martin-Van-Buren.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)He served as the eight president of the United States, but that was not his favorite occupation.  How do we…

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Jumping Off a Train

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/05Nov19-Cherokee-Strip-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Imagine a train chugging south out of Kansas with people jumping from the cars all along its route.  Here’s the…

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The Cherokee Strip

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/04Nov19-Cherokee-Strip-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s called the Cherokee Strip…a stretch of land in north central Oklahoma originally given to the Cherokee and later opened…

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A Look at Two 1959 Nations

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/01Nov19-Tom-Dittmer-7.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)They are two nations that trace their modern day roots to 1959.  The course of those nations had very different…

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Dinner with a Communist Dictator

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/31Oct19-Tom-Dittmer-6.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve hosted dinner parties, but I doubt you were ever asked to host one for a communist dictator.  That…

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Summoned By a Leader

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/309Oct19-Tom-Dittmer-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:09 — 1.5MB)There was a chance Tom was about to die at the hands of a Communist dictator.  At least that’s what…

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Good, or Lucky?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/29Oct19-Tom-Dittmer-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Would you rather be good or lucky?  That’s the old cliché I’ve heard, and in Tom Dittmer’s case, he was…

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Tom Dittmer: Talkin’ Big

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/28Oct19-Tom-Dittmer-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Tom Dittmer is a man who became CEO of the Refco Group, the largest clearing house and commodity trader on…

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Posted in American Countryside Washington, DC

Behind the Scenes at Arlington National Cemetary

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/25Oct19-Tom-Dittmer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many of us have perhaps watched the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National…

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Posted in American Countryside Washington, DC

A White House Social Aid

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/24Oct19-Tom-Dittmer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Every U.S. President hosts a variety of events at the White House throughout the year.  OF course it takes a…

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The Wildlife of Denali

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/23Oct19-Denali-National-Park-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Denali National Park is home to north america’s tallest peak, and many types of wildlife.  Today, we venture there for…

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Denali…Or Mount McKinley

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/22Oct19-Denali-National-Park-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Denali National Park is home to a peak for which the park is named–Denali, which means the great one.  Many…

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Posted in American Countryside Ohio

The Coonskin Library

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/21Oct19-Coonskin-Library.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s called the Coonskin Library, a private library established on the American frontier.  But few people today would know the…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Man’s Best Friend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/18Oct19-Old-Drum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We’ve all heard of man’s best friend…but it was this dog that probably gave us the phrase so common today. …

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