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A Man and His Sandwich Scoring

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/26Nov19-McRib-Tom-Brand-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Competitors get scores in the Olympic games – so why not give scores in other areas of life?  For this…

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An Expert On A Once-In-A-While Sandwich

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/25Nov19-McRib-Tom-Brand-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What’s your favorite sandwich?  That’s an easy question for today’s guest.  He’s an expert on a sandwich that only shows…

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The Hominy Club

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/22Nov19-William-Paca-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a country with opposing sides that struggled to understand one another, let alone get along.  It’s not a new…

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The Origins of William Paca

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/20Nov19-Unionville-Plane-Crash-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)His name is William Paca, and although most American can’t tell you much about this signer of the Declaration of…

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A Plane Crash in Unionville, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/20Nov19-Unionville-Plane-Crash-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)A thunderstorm had just passed through Unionville, Missouri on the night of May 22nd, 1962.  But as Ron Cook went…

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The Search for Continental Flight 11

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/19Nov19-Unionville-Plane-Crash-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The situation was not good. It was the middle of the night and a commercial airliner was missing somewhere over…

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An Eight Day Sale

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/18Nov19-Unionville-Feeder-Cattle-Sale.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Imagine a sale so large it took eight days to sell everything.  It was an enterprise that took all ages…

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An Unusual High School Mascot

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/15Nov19-Unionville-Midgets.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The most common high school mascot names are the Eagles, Bulldogs and Tigers.  But this school is unique with a…

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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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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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