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Daily American show that celebrates the great United States of America! Here, I talk about the good, the bad and the ugly with stories ranging from Ben Franklin to Billy the Kid to the New York Yankees and Hollywood. Give me four minutes and I'll tell you all about it!

Daily American show that celebrates the great United States of America! Here, I talk about the good, the bad and the ugly with stories ranging from Ben Franklin to Billy the Kid to the New York Yankees and Hollywood. Give me four minutes and I'll tell you all about it!
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Daily American show that celebrates the great United States of America! Here, I talk about the good, the bad and the ugly with stories ranging from Ben Franklin to Billy the Kid to the New York Yankees and Hollywood. Give me four minutes and I'll tell you all about it!

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Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 23

7/21/2019
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JULY 23 -- 1967 12th St. Riots in Detroit; 1918 Della Sorenson begins murder spree; 1998 Eartha, worls largest spinning globe, is completed; 2000 Tiger Woods shoots 269 at British Open; 1968 Happy Birthday Slash (Guns N' Roses) ULY 23 1967 – 12th street riots in Detroit. ...One of America’s most violent urban conflicts began July 23 1967 and lasted four days, leaving 43 people dead, 342 injured, and exceeded the destruction of Detroit’s 1943 race riot. Tensions were high between an...

Duration:00:06:17

Joe's DAily U.S. History Lesson -- July 22

7/21/2019
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JULY 22 --1999 Wayne McLauren, Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at age 52; 2003 Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome; 1991 Jeffrey Dahmer is caught; 1994 OJ Simpson pleads not guilty; 2010 X-Men #1 becomes biggest selling comic book ever ULY 22 1779 – Battle of Minisink, ...in Revolution news. One of the complaints sent to the English crown was "...[He] has endeavored to bring on the Inhabitants of our Frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known Rule of Warfare, is an...

Duration:00:08:00

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 21

7/21/2019
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JULY 21 -- 1969 NY Times Headlines: Man Walks On Moon; 2016 Team OceanHearts reach Waikiki; 1899 Happy Bithday Ernest hemingway JULY 21 1969 -- here are the headlines: NYT: Man Walks on Moon Astronauts Land on Plain, Collect Rocks, and Plant Flag. Most other headlines in America and many parts of Europe had similar headlines. I hope I debunked the conspiracy theories on how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did not land on the moon, and the whole thing was a hoax. In case I didn’t squash...

Duration:00:07:19

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 20

7/18/2019
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JULY 20 -- 1969 Armstrong takes giant step; 1976 Viking 1 goes to Mars; 1993 Vince Foster found dead at Ft. Marcy Park; 1988 Eisner Awards commence JULY 20 1969 – Armstrong takes a giant leap. ...Specifically, a 240,000 mile leap for mankind. And we know what that means…conspiracy theory time! I love a good conspiracy theory. There the main points of my entertainment. I not only find them fascinating, I often find them hilarious. Especially the Flat Earth Society’s version of the story...

Duration:00:09:25

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 19

7/17/2019
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JULY 19 -- 1943 America bombs Rome; 1860 Lizzie Borden acquitted of murder; 1966 Happy Anniversary Frank Sinatra/Mia Farrow; 1942 Carver starts working with Ford ULY 19 1943 – Americans bomb Rome. ...1800 Civilians died. War is hell folks, there are atrocities that happen, mistakes that are made, and people who die seemingly for nothing. In this case the purpose was to destroy railway yards and to break the will of the Italian people so they would lose faith in their leader, Il Duce. The...

Duration:00:04:56

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 18

7/16/2019
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JULY 18 -- 1918 2nd Battle of Marnes; 1921 Happy Birthday aviator John Glenn; 1969 Ted Kennedy loses car in river; 1951 Wilcott becomes oldest to win boxing heavyweight title JULY 18 1918 – Second Battle of Marne. ...France, the U.S., the U.K., and Italy V the German Empire. The result: Decisive Allied victory. Not to mention the last German offensive on the Western Front. To quote worldwar1.com, the American Expeditionary Force with over 250,000 men fighting under overall French command...

Duration:00:07:15

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 17

7/16/2019
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JULY 17 -- 1955 Disneyland opens; 1744 Happy Birthday Gerry (gerrymandering); 1920Gould invents laser; 1905 Oregon and Steel get their meteorite back; 2011 Casey Anthony released from prison JULY 17 1955 – Disneyland opens. ...Walt Disney, born in Chicago in 1901, was a man truly ahead of his time. Mickey Mouse first appeared in the very first animated film to user sound. The film was called Steamboat Willie, and Disney provided the voice for Mickey. Later on he came up with his first...

Duration:00:06:00

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 16

7/15/2019
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JULY 16 -- 1882 Mary Todd Lincoln passes away; 1907 Happy Birthday Oroville Redenbacher; 1988 Happy Anniversary Michael J. Fox/Tracy Pollan; 2012 Happy Divorcery Russell Brand/Katy Perry ULY 16 1882 -- Mary Todd Lincoln passes away. America’s least popular first lady.. She was too much of a hellcat. Mary Todd was born wealthy, and carried that into adulthood, right in front of a nation fighting a civil war. Mary was born December 13, 1818 in Lexington Kentucky. In the early 1840s, her...

Duration:00:07:04

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 15

7/14/2019
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JULY 15 -- 1806 Pike sets off for travels; 2012 Wash. University sails in 3d milk jug; 1951 Happy Birthday Jesse "The Body" Ventura; 1973 Nolan Ryan throws 2nd no hitter 1806 – Pike sets off for his travels. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (January 5, 1779 - April 27, 1813) was an American explorer and military officer who served in the War of 1812. Pike tried to find the source of the Mississippi River and also explored the Rocky Mountains and southwestern North America. Pike's Peak in Colorado...

Duration:00:05:56

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 14

7/1/2019
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JULY 14 -- Happy Birthday Gerald Ford; 1993 Happy Birthday MP3; 1876 News Hits the East Coast about Little Big Horn JULY 14 1913 – Happy birthday Junie. ...Gerald Ford, #38 had been the first Vice President chosen under the terms of the Twenty-fifth Amendment and, after the Watergate scandal, was succeeding the first President ever to resign in 1974. Gerald Ford was born in Omaha, NB with the name Leslie Lynch King Jr. July 14 1913. His father was abusive and his mother would not...

Duration:00:06:52

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 13

7/1/2019
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JULY 13 -- Henry Ford fires Iacocca; 2015 Forensic artist Lois Gibson releases 10 Sketches; 1942 Happy Birthday Harrison Ford; 1987 Judge throws out Bette Midler case against Henry Ford; 1972 Rams and Colts switch owners; 1985 Live Aid premieres ULY 13 1978 – Henry Ford II fires Iacocca. ...And as usual there are three sides to this story. Henry’s side, Lee’s side, and the truth. Lee Iacocca, born in 1924, as vice president of Ford Corp, successfully marketed the design and development of...

Duration:00:06:50

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 12

6/30/2019
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JULY 12 -- 1979 -- Disco dies at Comiskey Park; INVENTION/PATENTS: 1934 R.I.P. Evinrude (outboard motor), Happy Birthday George Eastman (Eastman/Kodak); Reasoner wins 2nd Medal of Honor JULY 12 Comiskey Park ...had seen more than its share of oddball promotions, what with White Sox owner Bill Veeck's penchant for the colorful (a scoreboard that lit up and exploded with fireworks) and the offbeat (having his players wear shorts). But nothing compared to Disco Demolition Night, staged at...

Duration:00:06:09

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 9

6/29/2019
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JULY 9 -- Happy Birthday Theresa! You make my world go round!; 1755 Braddock and Washington soundly defeated by French and Indian forces at Monongahela; 1896 Bryan Delivers Cross of Gold Speech;1872 Blondell invents doughnut hole JULY 9– Happy Birthday Theresa !!! 1755 Braddock soundly defeated in Battle of Monongahela by French and Native American forces. Major General Edward Braddock Jr, son another Major-General for the British Coldstream Guards, had fought for the British army in...

Duration:00:09:13

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 8

6/29/2019
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JULY 8 -- 1871 -- First reading of Declaration of Independence; 1980 Jumbotron debuts at Dodger Stadium; 1947 Roswell Incident launches UFO conspiracy; 1920 Happy Birthday D.E. Herrick, father of legendary Jackalope JULY 8 1871 – First public reading of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration was written by local Philly printer John Dunlap. Copies were made and sent to all thirteen states by horseback. German newspaper Pennsylvania Statsbote was the first newspaper to announce...

Duration:00:11:38

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 7

6/28/2019
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JULY 7 -- 1863 Kit Carson starts war with Indians; 1923 Indians beat Red Sox; 1930 Building Hoover Dam begins; 1777 Battle of Hubbardton JULY 7 1863 – Kit Carson’s campaign against the Indians. Christopher Carson was an explorer, scout, trapper, Indian agent, rancher and soldier in the old southwest. Carson was born December 24, 1809 in Madison County, Kentucky, and was the 9th of 14 children. He was cool with the Mesaleros and the Kiowas, but had a thing with Navajos. According to...

Duration:00:06:13

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 6

6/28/2019
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JULY 6 -- 1946 Happy Birthday George W. Bush; INVENTION/PATENT: 1858 Blake patents machine to sow shoes together; 1990 Wyeth dies (plastic soda can); 1960 Happy Divorcery Bette Davis/Gary Merrill JULY 6 1946 -- Happy birthday Dubya. ...George W. Bush served as President from 2001-2009. He’s the oldest son of #41 George H.W. Bush, was also a Harvard Business and Yale graduate, two-term governor of Texas, and former co-owner of the MLB Texas Rangers. He married Laura Welch, a teacher and...

Duration:00:06:13

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 5

6/28/2019
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JULY 5 -- 1872 Happy belated Birthday Calvin Coolidge (July 4); 1892 Weaver nominated for president in the Populist Party; 1986 Janet Jackson becomes 2nd youngest since Stevie Wonder to top album charts 1872 – Since I didn’t get a chance to do this yesterday for obvious reasons, happy birthday number 30. According to whitehouse.gov, Coolidge demonstrated his determination to preserve the old moral and economic precepts of frugality amid the material prosperity which many Americans were...

Duration:00:08:08

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- Independence Day

6/27/2019
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INDEPENDENCE DAY -- Declaration of Independence; 4th of July celebrations 4TH OF JULY Here are some things you may or may not know about the Declaration of Independence, courtesy of constitutionalfacts.com One of the most w widely independence is that it was signed on July 4, 1776. In fact, independence was formally declared on July 2, 1776. On July 4, 1776, Congress approved the final text of the Declaration. It wasn’t signed until August 2, 1776. When writing the first draft of the...

Duration:00:04:43

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 3

6/27/2019
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JULY 3 -- 1903 RIP Harriet Lane, former first lady and neice of James Buchanan; 1754 Washington's only military surrender at Ft. Necessity; 1981 AIDS outbreak hits New York Times JULY 3 1903 Former first lady Harriet Lane passes away. She was James Buchanan’s niece! Born Franklin County in PA, May 9 1830 on a large family plantation. Uncle Buck, or Nunc, as she called him, started taking care of young Harriet, or Hal, when she was around 11 years old as the result of losing both of her...

Duration:00:09:37

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- July 2

6/27/2019
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JULY 2 -- 1881 Pres. Garfield assassinated; 2016 Third Man Records launches the Icarus; 1776 2nd Continental Congress drafts Declaration of Independence JULY 2 President Garfield is assassinated. Now, we’ve heard the stories about his long brutally painful death which lasted months, and I go into detail on that on the death of President Garfield on my September 13 ep. Charles Giteau, who was simply trying to save the Republican Party, didn’t really assassinated Garfield, the voices in his...

Duration:00:05:42