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Farming on Two Continents

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Minnow-Altama-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 960.2KB)As you know, AgriGold has been our sponsor of the American Countryside for the past few weeks, and I recently…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast South Dakota

Hansen Wheel and Wagon

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Wheel-and-Wagon.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 950.0KB)If American automakers are struggling to make ends meet, perhaps they should meet one of the country’s premiere wagon builders….

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast Virginia Washington, DC

Frederick Douglass

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Frederick-Douglass.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.1KB)Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a national holiday, but this man is noted by some to be the grandfather…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana Podcast

Inventor Elwood Haynes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Elwood-Haynes-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.8KB)Who invented the first automobile? You might be surprised that it wasn’t Henry Ford, but this man from Kokomo, Indiana…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast

The San Diego Veterans Center

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/San-Diego-Veterans-Center.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 956.1KB)The plan was to tear down San Deigo’s old navy hospital. A new hospital was built, but portions of the…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast World War II

Tunnelling to Pass the Time

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Ed-Davidson-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Most prison camps wouldn’t want their detainees digging tunnels to freedom, but at Ed’s camp, it was a way to…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast World War II

A World War 2 Pilot and POW

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Ed-Davidson-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Ed believed he was a well informed pilot flying for the United States. Then the German captured him and told…

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Posted in American Countryside California Podcast World War II

A Young WW2 Pilot

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Ed-Davison-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Ed Davidson got to cross the Atlantic on the Queen Mary, but his trip wasn’t for pleasure…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast

How Bad Can the Weather Be?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Mount-Washington-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)If you are ever tempted to think the winter weather where you live is bad, just wait until you hear…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast

A Week of Weather Observations

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Mount-Washington-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)The warmest temperature ever recorded here was 72 degrees. It once got down to 47 below. Brian Clark’s job is…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast

Weather on Top of Mount Washington

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Mount-Washington-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.8MB)This observatory sees an average of 237 days of fog each year, but on a clear day you can see…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri Podcast

A Modern Day Perry Mason

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/05Jan10-Mike-Rinard-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Perry Mason was a star defense attorney on the silver screen, but we doubt he ever had to work with…

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A Public Defender

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/04Jan10-Mike-Rinard-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Our law system guarantees everyone the right to a lawyer. Mike is the guy the court might appoint to help…

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Posted in American Countryside California FFA Podcast

FFA Gets Highlighted in the Rose Bowl Parade

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/01/FFA-Rose-Bowl-Parade.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Happy New Year! The National FFA will be highlighted in front of millions of people in attendance and watching the…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Podcast

Best of 2009: Okefenokee Swamp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Best-of-2009-Okefenokee-Swamp.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)You might think a swamp is the best place to plant a corn crop, but deep in the heart of…

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Best of 2009: Irish Cattle

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Best-of-2009-Irish-Cattle.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Here’s a farmer who has some of the greenest pastures on Earth, so why not raise cattle here? There are…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Podcast Vermont

Best of 2009: Vermont Cow Power

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Best-of-2009-Vermont-Cow-Power.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)It’s called Cow Power, a program that produces renewable energy from dairy cattle. It’s such a good idea that Vermont…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of New York Podcast

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Night-Before-Christmas-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)We know the words of “’twas the night before Christmas;” words that helped solidify the image of Santa over 200…

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A McCrea Family Christmas

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois Podcast

Discovering Dickson Mounds

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Dickson-Mounds-21.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 950.8KB)Long before there were cities like New York and Chicago, these giant cities were scattered across the nation. Today we…

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