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The 1904 World’s Fair

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/13Sep16-1904-Worlds-Fair-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Some say this event was the beginning of the ice cream cone and iced tea.  Those facts may be debated,…

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The Unusual Marathon of 1904

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/12Sep16-1904-Worlds-Fair-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It was a race like none other.  The Olympic marathon of 1904 featured a runner who hoped a ride, two…

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The Unusual Olympics of 1904

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/09Sep16-1904-Worlds-Fair-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You would think hosting the World’s Fair would have been a large enough event to keep a city busy.  But…

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The 1904 World’s Fair

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/08Sep16-1904-Worlds-Fair-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today, St. Louis’ Forrest Park is home to several museums and plenty of green space.  Roll back the clock over…

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Para Olympic Basketball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/18Aug16-Paraolympian-John-Gilbert-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)As we all know, you have to be at the top of your sport to compete in the Olympics.  John…

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John Gilbert, Olympian

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/17Aug16-Paraolympian-John-Gilbert-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps we remember some of the things our mom said or did that inspired us to do good or work…

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Rolling over a Challenge

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/16Aug16-Paraolympian-John-Gilbert-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What happened to John Gilbert at the age of nine Cheap Jerseys free shipping would be devastating to most.  The…

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Battlefield Immortality

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/01Aug16-Civil-War-Reenactment-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Jacob Thomson is in one sense…immortal. http://www.washingtonredskinsgear.com It may appear that he has met his demise…but soon he will come back…

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A Battlefield “Know-It-All”

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/29Jul16-Civil-War-Reenactment-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Jacob has the best of both worlds. wholesale nfl jerseys from china Hindsight is 20/20 and he can predict the future. …

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Fighting the Greatest Battles

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/28Jul16-Civil-War-Reenactment-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today’s guest has not spent time fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan, yet he has fought some of the most important…

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Missouri Star Quilt

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/13May16-Missouri-Star-Quilt-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a nice sunny day in Hamilton, Missouri, with a population of not even 2000, but unlike a lot of…

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Small Town – Big Quilt

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/12May16-Missouri-Star-Quilt-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What kind of businesses help bring small towns to life?  Today’s example may surprise you, but it has folks from…

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Retrieving a Boot – In Front of 80,000

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/11May16-Warpaint-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine you could run so fast that you lost your boots!  That’s what happened here.  This is the lady who…

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Helping Train a Well-known Horse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/10May16-Warpaint-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There are many teenagers that like to ride horses, but few get the chance to train a horse that’s seen…

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The Walter Kronkite Memorial

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/25Apr16-Walter-Kronkite-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)How fast do you speak?  You’ve probably never thought about it, but this man knew the exact pace he needed…

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The Most Trusted Man in America

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/22Apr16-Walter-Kronkite-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was known as “the most trusted man in America.”  That’s a big title to live up to, but one…

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A Heroic War Correspondent

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/21Apr16-Walter-Kronkite-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)This man made a name for himself as a war correspondent.  In fact, he even flew into the front lines…

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HardWork U

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/21Jan16-College-of-the-Ozarks-Milam-Smith-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)Today we hear a lot about the rising costs of higher education.  While that may be true, students here have…

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Tuition is “Free” But Hardwork is Required

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/22Jan16-College-of-the-Ozarks-Milam-Smith-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)I recently visited a college campus unique from many others.  It’s a place where students work on campus to pay…

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The Ralph Foster Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/12Jan16-Ralph-Foster-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)What is the most famous truck in the nation?  There are a variety of answers, but no doubt this old…

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