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Scenic Route: Inside the ER After the JFK Assassination

Phyllis Hall was a nurse at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, and she was on duty on November 22, 1963, the day JFK was assassinated.  Her…

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6 St. Louis Spots History Lovers Shouldn’t Miss

A lot of visitors to St. Louis may catch a Cardinals game, take in the world-class zoo, or ride to the top of the St….

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Five Places to Find Columbus in the New World Today

In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety Two, Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue. And ever since, people have been building monuments to him. In fact, one Internet…

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Six D.C. Sites to Visit During a Government Shutdown

I was just in the nation’s capital gathering audio for our daily broadcasts.  For tourists, the government shutdown means many of the sites they planned…

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Scenic Route – Conversation with an Assassin

Pierce Allman was working as a young man at a Dallas radio station in November 1963. He was only feet away from President Kennedy when…

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Five Texas Hotspots for JFK History Buffs

Today’s Dallas is a busy, growing city. But 50 years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, it remains inextricably linked to a tragic…

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Fame in Scotland County

This week, Andrew will take a look at Ella Ewing of Scotland County, Missouri. She was once known as the tallest woman in the world,…

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Scenic Route 14: The North Dakota Boy and the Top of the World

Carl Ben Eielson grew up in North Dakota, but his aviation career took him much further north than that. The latest edition of The Scenic…

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Beyond Bismarck: Five Fun Visits in North Dakota

Some may think North Dakota has few places to explore. I have found quite the opposite. While cities such as Fargo, Grand Forks and Bismarck…

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Scenic Route 13: Paula Neuman Gris

On this edition of The Scenic Route, Andrew talks to Paula Neuman Gris, who was just three years old when her family was broken up…

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More on Lake Bemidji

Wednesday’s show featured information on the statue of Paul Bunyan and Babe, his trusty blue ox sidekick, on the shores of Lake Bemidji. That’s a…

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Visiting St. Joseph, Mo.

We’ve spent a lot of time in historic St. Joseph, Missouri, over the past week. If any of our shows piqued your interested and have…

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The St. Joe Seven: Great Experiences In One of the Midwest’s Most Historic Towns

All this week, The American Countryside is in St. Joseph, Missouri. I’ve been around St. Joe for most of my life and here are seven…

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Video: St. Joe’s Early Entrepreneur

The latest American Countryside video features St. Joseph, Missouri, and one of its early entrepreneurs. William Wyeth helped outfit settlers as they headed west from…

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Share The American Countryside

We’ve been pretty busy lately trying to bring you The American Countryside however you want it, whenever you want it, and wherever you want it….

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James Tague – Eyewitness and Researcher

James Tague was not only an unexpected eyewitness to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, he also has become a dedicated historical researcher. Tague’s…

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Big Bud – The World’s Biggest Tractor

If you want more information about Big Bud 747, featured in our latest show, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve gathered up some resources…

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The Peterson Farm Brothers

Andrew featured the Peterson Farm Brothers on his latest American Countryside show. We thought you might like to see some of their work. You can…

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Seven Great FREE Places to Visit with the Family this Summer

Here are seven places my family and I have discovered in the American Countryside listening area that are not only fun to visit, but also…

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