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Celebrating Thanksgiving

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/03Dec21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today’s story is about Thanksgiving.  Yes, it does involve the holiday, but in a much different way.  It’s the story…

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Taken Hostage in the Philippines

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/02Dec21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the Spring of 2001 several people were taken hostage in the Philippines by terrorist and held for over a…

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Training for Future Missions

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/01Dec21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For a time the Burnham family few crop dusting jobs in western Nebraska.  Perhaps it was good training for flights…

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Flying Planes In and Out of Mountainous Jungles

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/11/30Nov21-Burnham-Phillipine-Hostages-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a flight not for the faint of heart – flying small planes in and out of mountainous jungles. …

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How a World Class Italian Restaurant Wound up in Rural Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/02Nov21-Mulvane-Kansas-Restaurant-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you love Italian food perhaps you dream of a trip to Tuscany in Italy to savor the true tastes…

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The Unique Route From Tuscany to Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/01Nov21-Mulvane-Kansas-Restaurant-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Nancy grew up in small town Kansas but had a desire to see the country and the world.  For several…

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History of Barbed Wire

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/19Oct21-Barbed-Wire-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Drive down just about any country road and you’ll see it.  You may have never thought it would be worthy…

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The World’s Best Hot Dogs

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/30Jun21-KC-Cattle-Company-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Patrick Montgomery had the world’s best hot dog, but he didn’t have enough them to sell to all those who…

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Hot Dog Sales Through the Roof

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/29Jun21-KC-Cattle-Company-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Patrick Montgomery is in the business of delivering customers the best steaks they’ll ever eat.  Along the way, he may…

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From Army Ranger to Entrepreneur

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/28Jun21-KC-Cattle-Company-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Patrick Montgomery was an army ranger…and in 2014 he had a decision to make – reenlist or pursue another career…

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Four Tons of Glass Negatives

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/25Jun21-Leavenworth-Historical-Society-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some of us remember the photo negatives you used to get when you processed film.  But a century ago the…

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First City of Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/24Jun21-Leavenworth-Historical-Society-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is the “First City of Kansas.”  The reason it achieved that status was because of an important fort that…

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A Gift for the Sultan’s Wives

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/23Jun21-CW-Park-Carousel-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A husband is supposed to give his bride a gift on her birthday, anniversary, Christmas…well, they should probably be giving…

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Carousel Capitol of the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/22Jun21-CW-Park-Carousel-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When most people think of this town they perhaps remember one of two things – a fort or a major…

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CW Parker

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/21Jun21-CW-Park-Carousel-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)CW Parker moved from Illinois to Kansas and his first career was hand digging wells.  However, he began to take…

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Death Alley

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/16Jun21-The-Dalton-Gang-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today these streets and the adjacent alley are peaceful avenues lines with small town businesses.  The fall of 1892, it…

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The Dalton Gang

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/15Jun21-The-Dalton-Gang-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Bob, Emmit and Grat…three brothers that returned to their hometown to do business…but the business to be transacted would cost…

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The Flying Priest of Bolivia

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/04/19May21-Father-Mike-Gould-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Buying a plane seemed like a good idea.  Then again, Mike Gould didn’t know how to fly.  It turned out…

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Bolivia on Horseback

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/04/18May21-Father-Mike-Gould-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s been nearly seventy years since Mike Gould was assigned to work in Bolivia.  He’s spent almost all of those…

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The Making of a Real-Life Superhero

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/02/03Mar21-Evel-Knievel-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There was no stunt he wouldn’t consider.  And because of his daredevil nature, some have called him the first, real-life…

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