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Leonardo’s Most Famous Painting

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/03/21Mar17-Last-Supper-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)In 1495 Leonardo Da Vinci began work on a painting that all of us have seen.  In fact, it’s his…

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Baking Powder & the Indy 500

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/05Feb16-Clabber-Girl-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Maybe you’ve heard of the Clabber Girl brand of baking powder.  It’s been around for over a century.  But perhaps…

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Clabber Girl

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/04Feb16-Clabber-Girl-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:03 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you think a story about baking powder would be quite bland, but the tale of these two brothers is…

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A Route to Healing

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/11Sep15-Holocaust-Survivor-Eva-Kor-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s sometimes difficult to forgive someone.  In this case, Eva was willing to forgive the perpetrators of murders against her…

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Taken From Mother’s Arms

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/10Sep15-Holocaust-Survivor-Eva-Kor-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Their story is one that will make you cry.  Ten year old twin girls, taken from their mothers arms –…

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Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/09Sep15-Holocaust-Survivor-Eva-Kor-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we begin a three part series with Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor with a story you won’t want to…

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The French Lick Railroad

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/09/16Oct14-French-Lick-Scenic-Railway-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The heyday of passenger rail travel was about a century ago.  But don’t tell that to the folks in southern Indiana,…

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The Healing Waters of French Lick

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/09/15Oct14-French-Lick-Scenic-Railway-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Airlines might devote more flights to popular winter destinations like Phoenix or Florida.  One hundred years ago they were adding trains…

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If You Build It, They Will Come–Two Grand Hotels

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/08/12Sep14-French-Lick-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In the movie “Field of Dreams”, a farmer builds a baseball field in the middle of his corn field.  Perhaps the…

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A Famous Front Porch

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/08/11Sep14-French-Lick-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many homes have a front porch.  It can be a place to relax and simply enjoy the outdoors.  In this town,…

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Trophies From the Game of Basketball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/08/10Sep14-Larry-Bird-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most museums will put the artifacts behind glass, not to be touched.  Sure it’s interesting to look, but it might…

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The Birthplace of a Basketball Legend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/08/09Sep14-Larry-Bird-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many of our towns and cities have people that we look up to.  Perhaps they aren’t known to the rest of…

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Building a Utopian Society

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/28Aug14-New-Harmony-Indiana-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1825, Robert Own of Wales, purchased an entire town in the state of Indiana.  His dream was to create a…

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A Place Called Harmony

Harmony.  It might be defined as finding peace with one’s self and one another.  That’s what the people who established the town of Harmony were looking…

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A Long-Established Community

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/26Aug14-New-Harmony-Indiana-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There are many reasons people came from Europe to the newly founded United States.  Some came to find freedom to…

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Factors That Influence Vehichle Purchases

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/29Jul14-RAM-Truck-CEO-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What influences someone to buy a new car?  Is it great wealth, cool styles, or maybe a clunker that bit…

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Automakers After the Great Recession

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/28Jul14-RAM-Truck-CEO-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s been dubbed the Great Recession…the economic downturn of that began in 2009.  One of the industries hardest hit were…

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It’s a Duesy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Dusenberg-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.0MB)In Northeast Indiana, there’s a town that once produced the top cars of the day. It’s still home to a…

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Leroy Keyes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/12/20Dec11-Leroy-Keyes.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)In 1968, O.J Simpson won the Heisman Trophy, but it was this man who was runner-up in the Heisman balloting…

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Working to End Hunger

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/11/21Nov11-Lafayette-Food-Bank.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)Food. We may not think much about it, until we go without a meal. I hope you’ll join me in…

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