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The Importance of a Cesium Atom

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/21May18-Atomic-Clock-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If I said I’d be back in a second…I’d literally be back in 9,192, 631,770 cycles of a cesium atom. …

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Measuring Time

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/18May18-Atomic-Clock-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For most of human history…the movement of the sun, moon and planets has been used to measure time.  But even…

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The Most Accurate Clock on Earth

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/17May18-Atomic-Clock-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s the most accurate clock on earth…and it doesn’t even have hands to tell the time.  It’s an unusual but…

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Before Got Milk–The Evil Beverage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/23Apr18-Prohibition-Party-2018-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Before there was a Got Milk slogan…some dairymen used an amendment to the constitution to help keep their product ahead…

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Political Party History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/20Apr18-Prohibition-Party-2018-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You may have thought this political party died when this became legal again back in the 1930s.  You’ll be intrigued…

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Meet A Childhood Idol

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/31Aug15-Jack-Dempsey-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)We all had people we idolized as youngsters. Perhaps they were movie or sports stars.  Maybe you even got to…

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The Heavyweight Boxing Champ

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/28Aug15-Jack-Dempsey-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When Jack Dempsey held the heavyweight boxing title, he had to defend his belt against the world’s top fighters…and one…

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Don’t Call Him a Big Baby

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/27Aug15-Jack-Dempsey-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you called someone a “big baby” you would probably insult them as a whining coward. Jack WAS a big…

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Good Fences

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/21Aug15-Bullhead-City.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Every rancher knows they need good fences to keep the herd from running wild on the neighbor’s property.  In the…

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A Record Setting Bridge

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/17Aug15-Royal-Gorge-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)For over seven decades, this bridge was a record setter, the highest suspension bridge in the world.  It continues to…

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Natural Beauty Stumbled Upon By Accident

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/14Aug15-Royal-Gorge-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Thousands of people still drive to this location to be amazed by the natural beauty of this place.  It makes…

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Check In and Watch a Movie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/04Aug15-Movie-Manor-Motel-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you check into this hotel, you’ll find the name of a movie star on your door.  In fact, you…

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Falling Asleep Watching a Movie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/03Aug15-Movie-Manor-Motel-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Many folks have fallen asleep on their couch while watching a movie.  In the case of one man in Monte…

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The Sand Creek Masacre

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/03Dec14-Sand-Creek-Masacre-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s been 150 years since a massacre on the high plains angered a nation.  The subsequent military investigations showed that…

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A Sad Chapter in American History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/02Dec14-Sand-Creek-Masacre-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)While U.S. troops fought Confederate forces in the eastern half of the country, troops on the high plains were concerned…

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High Tensions Far From War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/01Dec14-Sand-Creek-Masacre-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most of the battles during the Civil War were fought east of the Mississippi River.  However, today we take you…

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One of the Most Sobering Stories of World War II

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/31Oct14-USS-Indianapolis-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When Japan surrendered to the U.S., Americans rejoiced to know that the conflict was coming to an end.  Buried in the…

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One of the Worst Disasters in US Naval History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/30Oct14-USS-Indianapolis-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was one of the worst disasters at sea in U.S. naval history.  The loss of life combined with the horrific…

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Top Secret Cargo Across the Pacific

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/29Oct14-USS-Indianapolis-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)As August of 1945 neared, one ship took a top secret cargo across the Pacific.  But for the men of the…

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One of the Most Important Stories of Survival Ever Told

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/28Oct14-USS-Indianapolis-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)He grew up in the heart of the Midwest, but during world war II, his life at sea would become one…

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