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Scenic Route – Santa Claus House

No matter our age, we all have a fascination with Santa’s journey of delivering gifts around the world. Take a trip to North Pole, Alaska…

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Posted in Alaska Scenic Route

Scenic Route – Barrow, Alaska

Barrow, Alaska is the northernmost town in the United States. It’s population is mostly native Alaskans. Centuries-old traditions still influence life. On this Scenic Route, Andrew…

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Scenic Route – Tom Brand

American Countryside Producer and Editor Tom Brand faced multiple heart attacks in the summer of 2013 that not only affected his life, but left him…

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Scenic Route – Navajo Code Talker

Beginning in 1942, Navajo men began using their native language to send coded messages in combat during World War II.  The role they played in…

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Scenic Route – The Curtain Springs Station

In central Australia you will find Ayer’s Rock…the iconic red monolith that’s the country’s well-known landmark. Just 60 miles east of that famous site, you’ll…

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Scenic Route: Inside the World Trade Center

If you were old enough to remember September 11th, 2001, you know exactly where you were when you heard the news of the terrorist attacks…

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Scenic Route: Inside the ER After the JFK Assassination

Phyllis Hall was a nurse at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, and she was on duty on November 22, 1963, the day JFK was assassinated.  Her…

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Scenic Route – Conversation with an Assassin

Pierce Allman was working as a young man at a Dallas radio station in November 1963. He was only feet away from President Kennedy when…

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Scenic Route 14: The North Dakota Boy and the Top of the World

Carl Ben Eielson grew up in North Dakota, but his aviation career took him much further north than that. The latest edition of The Scenic…

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Scenic Route 13: Paula Neuman Gris

On this edition of The Scenic Route, Andrew talks to Paula Neuman Gris, who was just three years old when her family was broken up…

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Scenic Route: Witness to an Assassination

You may think you know all there is to know about the JFK assassination. But there was one man wounded that day who you’ve probably…

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Scenic Route: Supporting the Troops Before the USO

Before the USO was sending Bob Hope overseas, a little-known organization went to the war front to support soldiers in the Civil War. John Wega…

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Scenic Route: Gettysburg Remembered

As America celebrates the anniversary of its founding, it also celebrates the 150th anniversary of one of its most important battles — the Civil War…

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Scenic Route – Saving the World and Not Getting Credit

Would you believe there’s a man who helped save the world from nuclear holocaust, and you don’t even know his name? Andrew McCrea has his…

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Scenic Route – Rippa Villa Plantation

You’ve heard of marriages arranged because the bride and groom have certain cherished last names? How about marriages arranged based on a bride’s first name?…

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Scenic Route – Sheriff Buford Pusser

America’s lawmen have a special place in our hearts — and a special place in Hollywood. On the latest Scenic Route, Andrew McCrea checks in…

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Scenic Route – Presidential Limousines

They’re not the biggest or the fastest, but some of the most interesting cars in the world are the ones that get our presidents where…

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Scenic Route – Buffalo Bill & the Legend of the Wild West

Perhaps more than any other man, Buffalo Bill Cody helped shape the legend of the Wild West. But what’s truth and what’s legend about the…

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Scenic Route – A Series of Miracles

Serge Kreisberger was a little boy in Romania during the Holocaust, but he made it out alive through what he calls “a series of miracles.”…

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Scenic Route – Big Little Town

About 300 people live in Shickley, Nebraska, but that “big little town” has raised more than $2.5 million for community projects in the past decade….

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