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A Pony Express Sesquicentennial

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Pony-Express-Anniversary.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.1KB)Horses are racing through the streets of St. Joseph, MO this weekend much like they did 150 years ago. It’s…

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A CIA Agent During the Cold War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/CIA-Agent-Tony-Gallagher-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 949.0KB)Imagine a having a career that you could tell no one about. For much of his life, Tony lived in…

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Behind Enemy Lines as a CIA Agent

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/CIA-Agent-Tony-Gallagher-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.2KB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KDRO in Sedalia, MO. We caught up with Tony Gallagher in your…

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A Look at the Life of Tony Gallagher

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/CIA-Agent-Tony-Gallagher-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 951.0KB)Tony’s father wanted him to become a priest and that led Tony to become…? Well, we’ll give you many guesses,…

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France’s Gift of the 40 and 8 Boxcars

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/40-and-8-Boxcars-21.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.0KB)Thousands of boxcars crisscross the country each day with a variety of cargo. But these boxcars were truly special, because…

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The 40 and 8 Boxcar

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/40-and-8-Boxcars-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.1KB)The term 40 & 8 doesn’t mean much to most Americans–unless you happened to serve in France during one of…

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Western Expansion

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/St-Louis-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 956.7KB)Daniel Boone is one of the most famous American frontiersmen. But when he crossed the Mississippi River, he went to…

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An Early History of St. Louis

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/St-Louis-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 958.2KB)It’s one of the oldest and largest cities on the Mississippi River. Although some may have heard of names like…

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Levee High Apple Pie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Blue-Owl-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:05 — 980.4KB)The flood of 1993 almost washed away this restaurant. The levee saved the building and provided the inspiration behind their…

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Baking Cookies at the Blue Owl

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Blue-Owl-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.1KB)1983 was the best of times and worst of times for Mary. She was going through a divorce, but it’s…

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Menno Attema

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Minnow-Altama-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 951.0KB)Imagine growing up on a farm and then in your early twenties traveling on your own a half a world…

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Farming on Two Continents

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Minnow-Altama-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 960.2KB)As you know, AgriGold has been our sponsor of the American Countryside for the past few weeks, and I recently…

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A Modern Day Perry Mason

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/05Jan10-Mike-Rinard-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Perry Mason was a star defense attorney on the silver screen, but we doubt he ever had to work with…

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A Public Defender

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/04Jan10-Mike-Rinard-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Our law system guarantees everyone the right to a lawyer. Mike is the guy the court might appoint to help…

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A McCrea Family Christmas

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Governor Gravesites in Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Missouri-Governor-Cemeteries.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Down dirt and gravel roads, off the main highway on paths once well traveled, but now forgotten, you can find…

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Networking the Union with the Pony Express

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/William-Waddell-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Although the first riders of the Pony Express left from St. Joseph, Missouri, it could be argued that the headquarters…

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Forming the Pony Express

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/William-Waddell-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)They are three names etched in the history of western exploration and settlement: Russell, Majors and Waddell. Here’s one of…

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Strong Man Steve Schmidt

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/09/Strong-Man-Steve.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)(Leslie, Missouri)–Every dentist that has ever advised not to crush ice or hard candy with one’s teeth will not want…

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Teaching Small Farming Methods That Work

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/09/Free-Range-Chickens-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)When Herman’s son brought home an antiquated animal production book that he happened to find in his high school ag…

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