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The Author of Cyrano

11/23/2018
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Episode 27• The Author of Cyrano • I said that whatever he would write for me, on what ever subject, at what ever time, I would accept without question or reservation, ... continued > The post The Author of Cyrano appeared first on .

Duration:00:25:48

Under Fire

11/2/2018
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Episode 26• Under Fire • In times of war you constantly see men, and women, too, who, sooner than suffer discomfort or even inconvenience, risk death. SHOW NOTES ____________ Under Fire ... continued > The post Under Fire appeared first on .

Duration:00:24:18

Paris at Bay

10/26/2018
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Episode 25• Paris at Bay! • As the little speck drew straight overhead, these human specks suddenly realized that they were in the line of fire, and scattered just as people ... continued > The post Paris at Bay appeared first on .

Duration:00:16:47

The Germans Are Coming!

10/12/2018
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Episode 24• The Germans Are Coming! • Into the fog of war that covered the Continent an army of Englishmen had vanished, none knew where. SHOW NOTES ____________ The Germans Are ... continued > The post The Germans Are Coming! appeared first on .

Duration:00:24:23

The Capture, Death and Burial of John Wilkes Booth

9/28/2018
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Episode 23• The Capture, Death and Burial of John Wilkes Booth • Even in his deep distress Booth had not forgotten to be theatrical. SHOW NOTES ____________ The Capture, Death and ... continued > The post The Capture, Death and Burial of John Wilkes Booth appeared first on .

Duration:00:38:20

David Crockett

9/14/2018
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Episode 22• David Crockett and the Most Desperate Defense in American History • Nowhere but in America would such a career as Crockett’s have been possible. SHOW NOTES ____________ David Crockett ... continued > The post David Crockett appeared first on .

Duration:00:31:22

Stories from the Royal Humane Society

5/4/2018
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Episode 21• Stories from the Archives of the Royal Humane Society • IT IS not so surprising that there is heroism in the world, as that there is so much of ... continued > The post Stories from the Royal Humane Society appeared first on .

Duration:00:24:20

Kit Carson’s Duel

4/20/2018
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Episode 20• Kit Carson’s Duel • “Gervais,” he said, “go to yonder bully, and say to him that unless his threats and boasts cease, I shall be forced to kill him.” ... continued > The post Kit Carson’s Duel appeared first on .

Duration:00:22:09

The Real King Solomon’s Mines

4/10/2018
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Episode 19• The Real King Solomon’s Mines • On the hill above, amidst the granite boulders, frowns the fortress, and all around stretch the foundation blocks of a dead city. ... continued > The post The Real King Solomon’s Mines appeared first on .

Duration:00:21:56

The Caliph and His Court

3/23/2018
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Episode 18• The Caliph and His Court • Now and again in the regular round of delinquencies there comes the unmasking of a tragedy. SHOW NOTES ____________ The Caliph and ... continued > The post The Caliph and His Court appeared first on .

Duration:00:22:13

The Tammany Commandment

3/9/2018
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Episode 17 • The Tammany Commandment • A crook has got to look out for himself, and I didn’t trust any gang to take care of me. SHOW NOTES ____________ ... continued > The post The Tammany Commandment appeared first on .

Duration:00:30:04

Kebeth the Aleut

2/23/2018
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Episode 16 • Kebeth the Aleut • Alaskan Indians paddling in their baidarkas or clustered at camp fires in their cedar forests are telling with awe the strange tale of Kebeth, ... continued > The post Kebeth the Aleut appeared first on .

Duration:00:35:06

The Heart Wife

2/9/2018
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Episode 15 • The Heart Wife • The reason for all the knavery was to avoid the payment of three hundred dollars to a destitute and distracted woman—that, and that alone! ... continued > The post The Heart Wife appeared first on .

Duration:00:29:14

Behind Asylum Bars

1/31/2018
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Episode 14 • Behind Asylum Bars • I felt sure now that no doctor could tell whether people were insane or not, so long as the case was not violent. ... continued > The post Behind Asylum Bars appeared first on .

Duration:00:36:03

Nellie Bly Breaks In

1/12/2018
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Episode 13 • Nellie Bly Breaks In • Could I pass a week in the insane ward at Blackwell’s Island? I said I could and I would. And I did. SHOW ... continued > The post Nellie Bly Breaks In appeared first on .

Duration:00:33:31

When I Went Home

12/29/2017
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Episode 12 • When I Went Home • I went back to the old home, to Denmark and to my mother; because I just couldn’t stay away any longer. SHOW NOTES ... continued > The post When I Went Home appeared first on .

Duration:00:29:57

The Little Dollar’s Christmas Journey

12/22/2017
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Episode 11 • The Little Dollar’s Christmas Journey • The coupon looked for all the world like a dollar bill, except that it was so small that a baby’s hand could ... continued > The post The Little Dollar’s Christmas Journey appeared first on .

Duration:00:19:52

The Making of an American

12/15/2017
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Episode 10 • The Making of an American • We had been looking the police over by night, Roosevelt and I. We had inspected the lodging-rooms while I went over the ... continued > The post The Making of an American appeared first on .

Duration:00:35:14

Twas Liza’s Doings

12/1/2017
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Episode 9 • Twas Liza’s Doings • In those days somebody was always fighting somebody else for some fancied injury or act of bad faith in the gathering of the ... continued > The post Twas Liza’s Doings appeared first on .

Duration:00:38:50

Paolo’s Awakening

11/17/2017
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Paolo’s Awakening • While the dread and uncertainty grew, a messenger ran up, out of breath. There had been a collision. The last train had run into the one preceding it, ... continued > The post Paolo’s Awakening appeared first on .

Duration:00:22:36