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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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A Conversation with ‘The Fonz’

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/11Oct19-Henry-Winkler-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He’s played many parts, but he will forever be known as the Fonz, Arthur Fonzerelli, aka Henry Winkler…

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Henry’s Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/10Oct19-Henry-Winkler-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Henry struggled with dyslexia as a child.  In fact, his challenge was not diagnosed until he was in his 30s. …

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They Called It Grouseland

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/05/24May19-Grouseland.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Imagine building a structure that needed to serve as the seat of government, a family home and a fort all…

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The Hoosier Gymnasium

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/02Apr19-Hoosiers-Gym-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)They stopped playing high school games in the gym in 1966 and for well over two decades it never hosted…

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A Shrine of Sorts

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/01Apr19-Hoosiers-Gym-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s just an old high school gym – built in 1921 and replaced in 1966, but it never was torn…

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A World Food Prize Winner

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/30Jan19-Rob-Fraley-CTO-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What the Oscars and Emmys are to movie and TV, the World Food Prize is to the world of agriculture. …

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A Visit with the CTO

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/29Jan19-Rob-Fraley-CTO-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You’ve heard of a CEO or a COO, but what’s a CTO?  It’s a very big and important title to…

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Representing Some of the Biggest Stars on the Screen

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/25Oct18-Dana-Hee-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Their names are often not known to the world, however the people they represent are some of the biggest stars…

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A Gold Medal Winner

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/24Oct18-Dana-Hee-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)She is a gold medal winner – and that’s quite an accomplishment no matter the sport.  However, while you may…

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The Wilbur Wright Birthplace

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/08Aug18-Wilbur-Wright-Birthplace-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)At the Wilbur Wright Birthplace in Indiana you’ll find a nearly exact replica of the first plane the famous brothers…

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A Gift That Planted a Seed

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/07Aug18-Wilbur-Wright-Birthplace-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was not a big or fancy gift.  In fact, most kids today would play with it for a few…

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Punishment in the Closet that Changed Lives

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/06Aug18-Wilbur-Wright-Birthplace-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)As a kid, what was your punishment for not doing what you were told?  These boys were sent to the…

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The Name and the Story Behind An Indiana Couple

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/01Jun18-Fountain-City-IN-Levi-Coffin-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many fourth graders are required to study their states history.  If you live in Indiana you probably studied this name. …

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“Fair Trade” During the Civil War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/31May18-Fountain-City-IN-Levi-Coffin-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve heard of “fair trade” products you can purchase in this country that guarantee the producers in developing nations…

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Carrying On Without Saying A Word

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/30May18-Fountain-City-IN-Levi-Coffin-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The work of the Underground Railroad needed to be secretive of course.  But it seems many in this town knew…

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The Secretive Work of the Couple From Fountain City

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/29May18-Fountain-City-IN-Levi-Coffin-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In Fountain City, Indiana you will find an older brick home with quite a story.  If you step inside you’ll…

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A Life Bigger Than a Patent

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/30Mar18-Greenburg-Carl-Fisher.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He made millions with an important invention for an automobile.  But his life was far bigger than just that patent…

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An Inspiration for Small Town Basketball Teams

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/02/06Feb18-Hoosiers-Hickory-Indiana-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Once upon a time, I started for my high school basketball team in the smallest class of schools at King…

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