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A Man and His Sandwich Scoring

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/26Nov19-McRib-Tom-Brand-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Competitors get scores in the Olympic games – so why not give scores in other areas of life?  For this…

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An Expert On A Once-In-A-While Sandwich

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/25Nov19-McRib-Tom-Brand-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What’s your favorite sandwich?  That’s an easy question for today’s guest.  He’s an expert on a sandwich that only shows…

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An Organization for Truck Stops

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/30Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There’s an association for just about everything, so it should not be a surprise there is an organization for truck…

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The Rabbi at the Truck Stop

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/29Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We’ve probably all seen Kosher foods in the grocery store which means those foods have been handled in accordance with…

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The Odor in the Trailer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/28Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There are plenty of odors that will drive you away – after all that’s how a skunk protects itself.  But…

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A Deluxe Truck Stop

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/27Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Folks in the four-state area of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and beyond may know of a single truck stop that…

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A Career That Brings Romance

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/26Apr18-Cherry-Mash-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Barry Yantis’ family has been in this family business since the days of World War II.  It’s a career that…

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The 100th Birthday of a Candy Bar

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/25Apr18-Cherry-Mash-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you rank candy bars by the date they were first introduced, this would be the third oldest in the…

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A Mercantile Company That Invented

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/24Apr18-Cherry-Mash-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It was in 1876 a new mercantile company began business.  It may not sound that significant if not for one…

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Preparing for a Crowd of Thousands

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/18May17-Solar-Eclipse-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)St. Joseph, Missouri is a town of about 75,000 people.  However, this August, there are estimates that up to a…

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Star-Gazing In the Afternoon

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/17May17-Solar-Eclipse-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)God willing, I know where I will be at 1PM on August 21st.  I’ll be outside our home looking at…

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Elusive Trips Around the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/16May17-Solar-Eclipse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some people will travel the nation and world to hear or see their favorite band or team.  Jackie has made…

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A Once-In-A-Lifetime Event

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/15May17-Solar-Eclipse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The last time this event took place in the continental United States was 1979.  Now, thirty-eight years later, it’s back…

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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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Scenic Route – Tom Brand

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/Scenic-Route-Tom-Brand.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:29 — 31.2MB)American Countryside Producer and Editor Tom Brand faced multiple heart attacks in the summer of 2013 that not only affected…

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Native American Portraits

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/04/31Jul13-St-Joseph-Native-American-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What on the surface may appear to be just a bunch of paintings of important Native American leaders, is actually…

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Visiting St. Joseph, Mo.

We’ve spent a lot of time in historic St. Joseph, Missouri, over the past week. If any of our shows piqued your interested and have…

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Fashion from Three Hundred Years Ago

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/04/30Jul13-St-Joseph-Native-American-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)You may believe the fashions of two hundred and three hundred years ago was drab and uninspiring.  Come to this…

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