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Making the Most of His Time

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/09/08Sep20-Peculiar-Clock-Man.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If time is money, then Larry Boucher has to be one of the wealthiest men alive.  We’ll try to make…

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More Than a Cottonwood Tree

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/07Aug20-Marceline-Walt-Disney-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s just a cottonwood tree.  Well, to this man it was THE tree.  It was the place where his dreams…

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A Regular Stop in Marceline, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/06Aug20-Marceline-Walt-Disney-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the days when passenger trains crisscrossed the nation, the train depot in Marceline, Missouri saw plenty of traffic.  One…

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Encouragement for a Lifetime of Creative Thinking

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/05Aug20-Marceline-Walt-Disney-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1906 this man’s family moved from Chicago to a farm in northern Missouri.  That relocation may have made all…

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Teaching a Unique Craft to Keep the Skill Alive

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/04Aug20-Ryan-Staub-Glass-Blowing-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s estimated that there are fewer than 5000 people still involved in this craft in the U.S.  Ryan believes the…

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The Oldest Working Theater West of the Allegheny Mountains

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/21Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-Thespian-Hall-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Where will you find the oldest working theater west of the Allegheny Mountains?  The answer may surprise you and the…

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The Dominate Fixture on the Boonville Skyline

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/20Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-Thespian-Hall-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It dominates the skyline of Boonville, Missouri.  If you’re from Boonville, you might chuckle at that statement, given the buildings…

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Consistently Mispelling Your Name

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/17Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You probably don’t give much thought to signing your name on a check or receipt. It’s something we’ve done thousands…

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An Important Point for Settlers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/16Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KWRT in Boonville, Missouri. Their town was founded in the early 1800s…

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John the Baptist and Music

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/23Jun20-Father-Paul-Turner-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may not think of John the Baptist as someone who would teach you a lot about music, but in…

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Another Man’s Birthday Celebrated

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/22Jun20-Father-Paul-Turner-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Everyone knows that Christmas is celebrated on December 25th, but at the opposite point of the year, another man’s birth…

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Peanuts and Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/27Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has been selling peanuts at Kansas City Royals games for about three decades.  While the current season is…

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Drives Into the Upper Deck

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/24Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has been known to launch drives into the upper decks of Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium.  While those shots…

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Throwing at the Ballpark

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/23Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has thrown plenty of pitches at the ballpark.  He earns a nice living but he’s not throwing baseballs. …

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100 Year-old Letters with a Tie to Today

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/22Apr20-Spanish-Flu-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Jonathan Casey reads a lot of letters.  Most of the letters are over a century old, but they are very…

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The Struggle Against the Spanish Flu

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/21Apr20-Spanish-Flu-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Over a century ago the world was struggling against what we call the Spanish flu.  However, the disease probably didn’t…

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A Pandemic from Over 100 Years Ago

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/20Apr20-Spanish-Flu-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We are still traveling the countryside…although today’s interview was done by phone, a necessity of our current times.  We look…

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Sending Spies to Uncover Truths

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/17Apr20-Ulysses-Grant-Farm-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This future president, had a sitting president send spies to uncover the truth about the man’s life.  It’s a unique…

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A Presidential Farm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/16Apr20-Ulysses-Grant-Farm-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When a U.S. president finishes their term in office, retirement can be difficult.  What do you do after running a…

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A Very Long Ride

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/03Apr20-Pony-Express-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Bronco Charlie was a great horse rider.  He will forever hold a place in history as the youngest man to…

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