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Posted in American Countryside Kansas Podcast

A Safari Couple’s Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Safari-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.3KB)Osa Johnson was certainly not an imposing figure, but give her a gun and she could drop some of the…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas Podcast

The Safari Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Safari-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 956.1KB)Many towns have a museum of local history. But why is Chanute, Kansas home to the Safari Museum? It may…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast Vegetables

Creating Tastier Vegetables

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Monsanto-Tasty-Vegetables1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 951.6KB)President George Bush made headlines when he banned broccoli from the White House and Air Force One. Perhaps he’d eat…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona cattle Podcast

Raising Cattle in the Heat

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/McElhaney-Cattle-Company-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.3KB)Angus Brown is used to dealing with 120 plus degree heat and three inches of rain a year. It’s a…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona cattle Podcast

The McElhaney Cattle Company

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/09Mar10-McElhaney-Cattle-Company-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Along Interstate 8 in Southwestern Arizona, you can find one of the largest cattle operations in the nation. It’s called…

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Posted in American Countryside Colorado Podcast

The Budweiser Clydesdales

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Budweiser-Clydesdales-20101.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 951.0KB)Irocnically, this well known team of horses was first assembled during the prohibition years. Today, they continue to be some…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Texas

Defending the Alamo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Alamo-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.8KB)It’s one of the most famous buildings at the center of one of the most famous battles in history. A…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Texas

A Tennessee Congressman at the Alamo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Alamo-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.1KB)James Bowie and William Barrett Travis are two of the famous names to defend the Alamo. Perhaps the most well…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Texas

Mission San Antonio de Valero

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Alamo-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.7KB)Today we head to Mission San Antonio de Valero. Most people believe they have never heard of the place, but…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona food Podcast

When Life Gives You Lemons…

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Spencer-Citrus-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.1KB)When life throws you a lemon, you make lemonade. Mark certainly has plenty of lemons, but he doesn’t have to…

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A Citrus Family Tradition

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Spencer-Citrus-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.3KB)You’ve probably bought their fruit and not even realized it. This is a family-owned citrus packer that grows, packs, markets…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast World War II

Near Libertation from a POW Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/POW-Tom-Crosby-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)American troops had finally made it to Manila and were attempting to free POWs like Tom Crosby. Just when things…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast World War II

Suffering in a POW Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/POW-Tom-Crosby-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.3KB)It is difficult to imagine the conditions for POWs like Tom Crosby in the weeks leading up to their camps…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast World War II

Living As A Prisoner of War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/POW-Tom-Crosby-21.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.7KB)In January of 1942, eight year old Tom Crosby, along with his brother, mother and grandmother, Americans living in Manilla,…

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Posted in American Countryside California Pearl Harbor Podcast World War II

An 8-Year Old POW

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/POW-Tom-Crosby-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.1KB)Life was good for eight year old Tom Crosby, an American living in Manila in 1941. Then December 7th came,…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Presidents Virginia

George Washington

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/George-Washington-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 950.0KB)Sometimes a person gains so much fame, they become bigger than life. So is that the case when we hear…

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Posted in American Countryside National Historic Site National Park Service Podcast Presidents Tennessee

Andrew Johnson

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Andrew-Johnson-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.1KB)Every February we celebrate the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington. But what about some of the other lesser known individuals…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Podcast

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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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Podcast

An Early History of St. Louis

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/St-Louis-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 958.2KB)It’s one of the oldest and largest cities on the Mississippi River. Although some may have heard of names like…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas Podcast

Shawnee Mission

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Shawnee-Mission-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 959.8KB)It was one of the most ethnically mixed schools in America with whites and slaves teaching children of many backgrounds…

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