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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 -- August 22

8/18/2019
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AUGUST 22 - 2017 Duke reelected canine mayor of Cormorant, MN; 1848 Happy anniversary President Ulysses and First Lady Julia Grant; 1957 Rademacher becmes only heavyweight boxer to challenge the champ in debut bout;2016 Chuck Helmke wins record for most tattooes for a senior AUGUST 22 2017 -- Canine Duke is reelected mayor of Cormorant. Woof! This small town of Minnesotta,population a little over 1,000 elected Duke Great Pyrenees mayor in 2014 as he won an election at the town fair,...

Duration:00:12:06

Joe's Daily U.S. History lesson -- August 21

8/16/2019
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AUGUST 21 - 1959 Hawaii becomes 50th state; 1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debates; 2001 New York's original transit cars get dumped in Atlantic Ocean; 1931 Babe Ruth hits 600th Home Run 1959 – Hawaii becomes America’s 50th State. America has toppled 14 governments between 1893 coup of Hawaii and the occupation of Iraq. Stephen Kinzer in his book Overthrow: America’s century of regime changes has stated the outcome has never been good. It’s a good debate, nonetheless, and like Hawaii, it’s like...

Duration:00:06:56

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

8/14/2019
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AUGUST 20 - 1833 Happy Birthday Benjamin Harrison; 1833 Happy Birthday Lowe, inventor water gas process; 2011 Happy Anniversary Kim K/Kris Humphries AUGUST 20 1833– Happy Birthday Benjamin Young Tippecanoe Harrison, #23. ...One of seven presidents born in Ohio, Kid Glove Harrison was born in 1833 near Cincinnati. His grandfather, William Old Tippecanoe Harrison was the 9th President of the US But died only a month into office of pneumonia. Benjamin attended Miami University in Ohio and...

Duration:00:06:23

Joe's Daily U.S. History lesson -- August 19

8/14/2019
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AUGUST 19 - 1946 Happy Birthday Bill Clinton; 1944 Happy Birthday Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for AUGUST 19 – Happy birthday #42 Bill Clinton. ...William Jefferson Blythe was born August 19 1946 in Hope Arkansas to William Jefferson and Virginia Blythe. Just before Bill Clinton was born, his father died in an auto accident, so Virginia moved to New Orleans where Bill would stay with his strict grandparents. When Bill was four years old, Virginia met and married Roger Clinton, a car...

Duration:00:07:17

Joe's Daily U.S. History lesson -- August 18

8/14/2019
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AUGUST 18 - 1998 Washington Post: Clinton Admits to Lewinsky Relationship; 1958 TV game shows checked for scrutiny; 1963 Meredith first black student to graduate from Ole Miss; 1982 Longest game at Wrigley Field, Dodgers beat Cubs UGUST 18 1998 -- here are the headlines: NYT: Clinton admits Lewinsky Liaison to Jury; Tells Nation It Was Wrong But Private. Daily News: Liar Liar. Washington Post: Clinton Admits to Lewinsky Relationship . Yes, Monica Lewinsky, born July 23 1973 in San...

Duration:00:05:52

Joe's Daily U.S. History lesson -- August 17

8/14/2019
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AUGUST 17 - 1955 Eisenhower and CIA work with Britain to overthrow Mosaddegh in Operation: Ajax; 1835 Merrick patents wrench; 1877 Billy the Kid makes first kill; 2014 Franchesca becomes furriest rabbit in the world AUGUST 17 1943 – The race to Messina ends, Patton wins. ...Even though Montgomery didn’t know they were racing. World War II had some very memorable campaigns, such as Overlord in Normandy, Operation Torch in North Africa, and then there was Operation Huskey in Sicily. As of...

Duration:00:07:20

Joe's DAily U.S. History Lesson -- August 16

8/14/2019
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AUGUST 16 -- 1977 Memphis Headlines: Death Captures Crown of Rock and Roll; 1888 Happy Birthday Electra Webb (Shelburne Museum) 1892 Ernest Seyd accused of bribing Congress; 1965 Miami Dolphins become 1st expansion team in AFL UGUST 16 1977 -- Here are the headlines: Sun: King Elvis Dead. Daily News: Elvis Presley Dies at 42, Singer Suffers Heart Attack. Memphis Commercial Appeal: Death Captures Crown of Rock and Roll. Millions around the world was All Shook Up like a Heartbreak Hotel...

Duration:00:07:58

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

8/13/2019
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AUGUST 15 - 1899 Henry Ford goes to work; 1848 Hanchett patents dental chair; 1969 Woodstock begins; 1990 Mark McGuire hits 30th homer; 1979 Apocalypse Now released AUGUST 15 1899 – Ford goes to work. ...Actually Henry Ford already was working, but it wasn’t on cars. He worked for Thomas Edison as chief engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in Dearborn, MI. It was a good job that paid extremely well. But Ford was on call 24 hours a day making sure the city’s electric was running...

Duration:00:06:45

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

8/11/2019
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AUGUST 14 - 1961 New york Times: "East German Troops Seal Border With West Berlin"; 1959 Explorer 6 snaps the first Earth selfie; 12016 David Ortiz becomes oldest MLB player to hit 30 home runs in one season AUGUST 14 1961 here are the headlines from New York Herald: Reds Seal off East Berlin to Block Refugees; Forces Threaten to Fire on Protesting Crowds. New York Times: East German Troops Seal Border with West Berlin to Block Refugee Escape. Since World War II, Germany was divided into...

Duration:00:07:33

Joe's Daily U.S. History Leson -- August 13

8/11/2019
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AUGUST 13 - 1864 Deep Bottom Campaign; 1972 Happy birthday Kevin Plank, founder of Under-Armour; 1860 Happy Birthday Annie Oakley AUGUST 13 1864 – Second Deep Bottom Run Campaign begins. ...It had several other names, New Market Road, Bailey’s Creek, Charles ity Road, and White’s Tavern. The southerners called it Fussell’s Mill. Union Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock v Robert E. Lee and Charles W. Field. The result: Confederate Victory. Union General Ulysses Grant had erroneously believed...

Duration:00:08:09

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

8/9/2019
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AUGUST 12 - 18687 Pres. Johnson defies Congress in Stanton Affair; 1969 Viet Cong attack; 1851 Singer patents sewing machine; 1963 Happy Birthday Sir Mix-a-Lot AUGUST 12 1867 – President Andrew Johnson defies Congress suspension of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Stanton had served as Secretary of War under President Lincoln, and was instrumental in helping the North achieve victory in the Civil War. When Lincoln was assassinated he led a search to go after Lincoln’s killer John Wilkes...

Duration:00:06:37

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- August 11

8/9/2019
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AUGUST 11 - 1973 DJ Kool Herc plays breakbeat; 1874Parmalee invents auto sprinkler system; 1984 Reagan makes joke on NPR; 1896 Hebbull invents pull chain for lights; 1919 Happy Birthday Green Bay Packers AUGUST 11 1973 – DJ Kool Herc plays a breakbeat ...at his sister’s party, and hip hop as we know it today is born. While everyone else was listening to disco, Clive Campbell, aka DJ Kool Herc was on the turntables at parties spinning records from James BrownMandrill, and Jimmy Castor...

Duration:00:06:37

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- August 10

8/7/2019
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AUGUST 10 - 1874 Happy Birthday Herbert Hoover; 1821 Missouri is admitted to U.S.; 1809 Happy birthday Robert Cornelius (took world's first selfie); 1846 Smithsonian created AUGUST 10 1874 – Happy Birthday Herbert "The Chief" Hoover. ...Bert, as he was known to his friends, was the first President to be born west of the Mississippi River . Born in an Iowa village in 1874, his parents both passed away when he was nine, and he grew up with an uncle in Oregon. He worked on a farm splitting...

Duration:00:10:50

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

8/7/2019
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AUGUST 9 -Discount rates rise from 5-6% heading to Crash of 1929; Battle of Cedar Creek Mountain; 1969 Manson cult kills five in Beverly Hills; 2016 A-Rod retires from the Yankees; 1971 Swanson gets patent for 3D printed device AUGUST 9 1929 -- Discount rates are increased from 5-6%. That’s the rate your that the Federal Reserve charges to borrow money from your bank. As a short term result, the Dow would rise 12.8% to its peak on Sep 3. While tensions were rising in East Berlin,...

Duration:00:09:49

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

8/5/2019
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AUGUST 8 - 1988 N.W.A. releases Straight Outta Compton;1974 Nixon resigns; 1910 Happy Birthday Ernest Lawrence, Cyclotron; 1876 Edison patents mimeograph; 1970 Tigers beat yankees in 73 minutes UGUST 8 1988 – N.W.A. releases Straight Outta Compton. Five men: Easy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella released an autobiography of west coast rap that was not expected to rush to #1 on the charts. By 1981, crack-cocaine was introduced to the streets of cities all over America, and it was...

Duration:00:07:10

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

8/4/2019
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AUGUST 7 - 1990 Bush Sr. orders Operation: Desert Shield; 1886 Happy Birthday Louis Hazeltine, invents Neutrodyne circuit; 1888 Happy Birthday Van Kannel, patented revolving door; 1782 George Washington establishes Purple Heart; 1927 Alderman booze smuggling intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard; 1956 Ted Williams fined for spitting on fans; 2008 Happy Anniversary Jewel/Ty Murray UGUST 7 1990 – President Bush ordered Operation Desert Shield. On August 2nd, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein invaded his...

Duration:00:06:36

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

8/4/2019
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AUGUST 6 - 1779 General Washington's spy realizes need for cover story; 1996 Game of Thrones is published; 1936 Headlines: Owens Completes Triple!; 1861 Happy Birthday Edith Roosevelt 1779 -- General Washington’s spy realizes the need for a cover. Without the aid of the Culper Spy ring, it’s unlikely that George Washington and his Continental Army would not have been able to defeat the British Redcoats. Then again, the same could be said if it weren’t for the funding of financier Robert...

Duration:00:08:30

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

8/4/2019
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AUGUST 5 - 1981 Reagan dismantles PATCO; 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay; 16914 1st Traffic light installed; 1969 Patrick Stargill knocks ball out of poark/2011 A-Rod suspended for 211 games; 1956 Happy Birthday Maureen McCormick, Brady Bunch; 19625 Happy Birthday Patrick Ewing, NY Knicks, Olympic winner; 2184 Happy Birthday Christine Chapel, Star Trek UGUST 5 1981 – The dismantling of PATCO begins. The Professional Air Traffic Controller Organization, founded in 1968, was declared a trade...

Duration:00:08:46

Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson -- August 4

8/2/2019
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AUGUST 4 - 1961 Happy Birthday Barack Obama; 11861 Jesse Reno patents the escalator; 2006 Talladega Nights premieres AUGUST 4 1961—Happy Birthday Barack H. Obama, #44. ...Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, depending of course on who you ask. His mom, Ann Dunham, is from Wichita Kansas. Her dad fought under General George Patton’s army in WWII. Obama’s father, Barack grew up herding goats in Kenya, Africa, and won a scholarship to attend the University of Hawaii, which is where he met Ann....

Duration:00:07:50

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

8/1/2019
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AUGUST 3 -- 1846 Donner Party gets first delay; 1811 Happy Birthday Elisha Graves Otis (improved elevator); 1949 NBA is formed; 1963 Beach Boys release 'Surfer Girl' AUGUST 3 1846 – Donner party gets its first delay. That’s not good. The Donner party was a group of 89 men, women and children who wanted to head out west to California. It was led by James Reed, a businessman who read the book An Emigrants guide to Oregon and California by Lankford Hastings. The book described a new route...

Duration:00:07:03