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40 and 8 Boxcars

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/40-and-8-Boxcars-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 940.6KB)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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A Car and An Apartment in Joplin, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/Bonnie-and-Clyde-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 939.4KB)An automaker is usually happy when a customer writes a note to tell them how much they enjoy their car….

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Strangers In An Apartment

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/Bonnie-and-Clyde-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 940.4KB)Phil McClendon is quick to tell you that he is not trying to glorify a life of crime. Rather, the…

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A Peculiar Town

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/Peculiar-Missouri.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 940.0KB)Not all of us can live in a normal place. While most of the nation resides in cities that are…

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Working Through College

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/06/Raymond-Hagan-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 943.3KB)It can be difficult to earn the money needed to get a college education. Raymond Hagan graduated high school in…

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Doing What It Takes to Get a High School Diploma

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/06/Raymond-Hagan-11.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 941.2KB)Today we take things like a high school education for granted. If you want a diploma, you usually have access…

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A Shrine Honoring Mothers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/05/Mothers-Shrine.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)When this church ran out of room for its congregation, it just moved its service outdoors. In the process, they…

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Civil War Veterans Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Confederate-Memorial-Home-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 945.5KB)The Civil War ended in 1865, but how long did the veterans of that war live? There is some controversy…

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Confederate Memorial Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Confederate-Memorial-Home-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 949.0KB)Today veteran’s hospitals and retirement homes are common place, but in the years after the Civil War, grassroots efforts began…

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Mark Twain

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Mark-Twain-Birthday.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.1KB)Little remains of the town of Florida, Missouri–or depending on how you view history–a lot remains of Florida, Missouri. While…

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A Cattle Drive in the Grand Hall of Union Station

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Union-Station-History-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 958.2KB)If you’ve been around cattle for much of your life, you know there are times when one head in the…

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The Union Station Massacre

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Union-Station-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.3KB)Some say this event was the spark that created today’s FBI. It was a crime that made national headlines and…

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Union Station

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Union-Station-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)Grand Central Station is the largest train station in the country when measured by the actual size of the building….

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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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