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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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A Personal Connection to a National Tradgedy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/04Apr13-JFK-Eugene-Boone-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)In November of 1963 Lee Harvey Oswald shot President Kennedy.  Just two days later, Jack Ruby shot Oswald.  Deputy Eugene…

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Searching the 6th Floor of the Texas School Book Depository

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/03Apr13-JFK-Eugene-Boone-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the early afternoon of November 22nd, 1963, Deputy Eugene Boone was searching the 6th floor of the Texas School…

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In Search of An Assassin

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/02Apr13-JFK-Eugene-Boone-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 1.4MB)Deputy Eugene Boone was watching President Kennedy’s motorcade pass Main Street on November 22, 1963.  But just moments after the…

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Yards Away from the Texas School Book Depository

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/01Apr13-JFK-Eugene-Boone-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 1.4MB)Deputy Eugene Boone could have never imagined the life changing events that would occur in his life and those around…

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New Ways to Explore the Universe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/02/28Feb13-Arecibo-Observatory-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)It’s a marvel of science and engineering – a construction project so large that it took three years to complete….

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President’s Week 2013: Calvin Coolidge

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/02/22Feb13-Coolidge-Inauguration.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 1.4MB)It all happened in the middle of the night.  The citizens of the United States went to bed on August…

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The Presidency of Zachary Taylor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/10/Zachary-Taylor-2011.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)Although this president died in office in 1850, his body was exhumed over a century later to determine if his…

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Grave Robbers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/09/William-Henry-Harrison-Tomb.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)We may have heard tales of grave robbers, but perhaps you never knew that one such case took place in…

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A Place Called Hildene

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/08/Hildene-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky and lived most of his adult years in Illinois. But where did future generations…

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The Son of a US President

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/08/Hildene-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)Being the son of a U.S. president has its perks. However, it does provide a very high bar of achievement…

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Springfield, Illinois: New Salem Village

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Springfield-Illinois-New-Salem1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:30 — 1.1MB)Where was Abraham Lincoln living when he won his first political office?  You may have forgotten that it was this…

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Springfield, Illinois: Lincoln’s Tomb

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/06/Springfield-Illinois-Lincolns-Tomb1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:30 — 1.1MB)Arlington National Cemetery is the most visited cemetery is the nation.  Which one ranks second?  Well, a stop here honors…

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Springfield, Illinois: History Comes Alive

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/06/Springfield-Illinois-History-Comes-Alive.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:31 — 1.2MB)It’s been 150 years since Abraham Lincoln was President, but you can still visit with him and get his thoughts…

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Springfield, Illinois: A Presidential Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/06/Springfield-Illinois-Lincoln-Library1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:31 — 1.1MB)This week we’re in Springfield, Illinois–of course any stop here likely includes the Abraham Lincoln presidential library.  It’s a place…

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