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The Cannon That Fired Too Soon

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/11Dec13-Lincoln-Pittsfield-Illinois-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you’re in  Pittsfield, Illinois, enjoy the chance to drive around the city and listen to stories on your car…

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A Frequent Visitor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/11/10Dec13-Lincoln-Pittsfield-Illinois-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to out listeners on WBBA in Pittsfield, Illinois.  Listeners there know that just over a century…

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Inside Trauma Room One at Parkland Hospital

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/11/22Nov13-JFK-Nurse-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Trauma Room One at Parkland Hospital is a place Phyllis Hall knew well.  As a nurse, she had worked in…

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A Part of Presidential History in Dallas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/10/21Nov13-JFK-Nurse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)Phyllis Hall worked in the emergency room and clinics of Dallas’ Parkland Hospital for eight years.  No day could compare…

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Scenic Route: Inside the ER After the JFK Assassination

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/11/ScenicRoute-016.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 17:07 — 15.7MB)Phyllis Hall was a nurse at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, and she was on duty on November 22, 1963, the…

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A Dallas Emergency Room Nurse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/10/20Nov13-JFK-Nurse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For the next few features we’ll be visiting with Phyllis Hall, nurse at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital.  She was in the…

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An Unexpected Surprise

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/04Oct13-Pierce-Allman-JFK-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)All this week we’ve heard from Pierce Allman, a Dallas broadcaster who witnessed and reported on the JFK assassination.  The…

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First Hand Accounts of the Kennedy Assassination

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/03Oct13-Pierce-Allman-JFK-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)One of the first broadcasters on the air with news of the shooting of President Kennedy was Pierce Allman.  He…

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A Reporter on the Biggest Story of All

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/02Oct13-Pierce-Allman-JFK-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Pierce Allman was a broadcaster and manager at WFFA, a radio and television station in Dallas.  In the fall of…

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On the Scene of An Assassination

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/01Oct13-Pierce-Allman-JFK-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1963, Pierce Allman was manager of programming and production for WFAA radio in Dallas, Texas.  When President Kennedy came…

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The Willard Hotel

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/08/16Sep13-Willard-Hotel-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)The round bar at the Willard Hotel has been the places where generations of politicians, celebrities and power brokers have…

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A Place For the President To Stay

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/08/13Sep13-Willard-Hotel-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)The President, of course, lives in the White House.  But over the decades, when a president or president-elect has needed…

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The Poisoned President?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/07/19Jul13-Zachary-Taylor.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)Zachary Taylor died in office in 1850, yet his body was exhumed over a century later to determine if his…

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The Wounded Eyewitness

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/07/18Jul13-Tague-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.7MB)James Tague holds an interesting distinction in the assassination of President John F Kenney. Other than the president and Governor…

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A Skeptical Eyewitness

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/07/17Jul13-Tague-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.7MB)We continue our story with James Tague, a man who witnessed the assassination of president Kenney and was wounded by…

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Scenic Route: Witness to an Assassination

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/07/ScenicRoute-012.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 19:52 — 18.2MB)You may think you know all there is to know about the JFK assassination. But there was one man wounded…

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Moments After an Assassination…

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/07/16Jul13-Tague-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.7MB)The city of Dallas was abuzz with excitement on November 22, 1963 as President Kennedy made a visit to the…

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James Tague – Eyewitness and Researcher

James Tague was not only an unexpected eyewitness to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, he also has become a dedicated historical researcher. Tague’s…

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Some Abraham Lincoln Stories You Won’t Get from Hollywood

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/06/28Jun13-Vandalia-Lincoln.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)What was Abraham Lincoln doing with 81 bottles of champagne and 14 pounds of raisins? Thankfully he didn’t consume them…

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Witness to An Assassination

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/05Apr13-JFK-Eugene-Boone-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the tragic events that unfolded in Dallas when President Kennedy was assassinated, we may forget that a police officer…

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