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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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English

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Episodes

The Work of the Wallace Family

1/28/2022
This father and son pair both served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. The son even became vice president of the United States and made...

Duration:00:03:00

The First Great Train Robbery

1/27/2022
Great train robberies are the stuff of wild west movies. In real life though, the first such event occurred here. Today we travel to the...

Duration:00:02:59

From Car Trunks to Airplanes

1/26/2022
For the past few days we’ve taken a look back at a stop I made in Greenfield, Iowa, home to the Iowa Aviation Museum. You...

Duration:00:03:00

He Could Have Beaten Lindbergh

1/25/2022
Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean. But lost in our history books in the name of a...

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First Flight Off of a Ship

1/24/2022
Today, aircraft carriers and the planes they transport play a vital role in country’s military might. However, have you ever given any thought to the...

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An Expert on a Reality Show

1/21/2022
It today’s world of reality television shows, things that once may have seemed quite ordinary have become worldwide hits. One such show is about a...

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A First White House Meeting

1/20/2022
It was Ray’s first time in the Oval Office and he did not want to mess up his presentation. He thought all was going well...

Duration:00:02:59

An Ag Advisor in the White House

1/19/2022
During the middle of the farm crisis in the 1980s, those in agriculture lobbied to have a full time staff member to advise the president...

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When the White House Calls

1/18/2022
Ray was expecting a call from a guy trying to sell him some firewood. When an unknown number popped up on his cell phone he...

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The Colorful Cessna at Las Vegas Airport

1/17/2022
If you’ve ever flown into the Las Vegas airport, you may have noticed a colorful Cessna airplane hanging from the ceiling over the baggage claim...

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The Longest Flight

1/14/2022
What’s the longest time a plane has stayed in the air without landing and with the same two men at the controls? Would you believe...

Duration:00:03:00

One of Two Vertical Woolen Mills

1/13/2022
There are only two vertical woolen mills remaining in the U.S. One has been in this town since the days just after the Civil War. ...

Duration:00:02:59

Buying a Century Old Business

1/12/2022
Paul Mooty says if he drove his own car one day back in 2011 down to Faribault, Minnesota, he might not be the owner of...

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Using a Horse-Walked Treadmill to Produce Wool Blankets

1/11/2022
Imagine a time when a horse walked a treadmill to help power the machines that produced wool blankets for early settlers in the days just...

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From Slave to Soldier

1/10/2022
Imagine being a slave at the beginning of the Civil War only later to have an opportunity to join the Union army and fight back...

Duration:00:02:59

A Focal Point of Intense Fighting

1/7/2022
Today it is a beautiful city perched along the hills and rivers of southeastern TN. But during the Civil War, it was the focal point...

Duration:00:03:00

The Luna Café

1/6/2022
In front of the Luna Café, on old route 66 near Mitchell, Illinois, you’ll find a beautifully restored neon sign…the bright lights include a drinking...

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Turkey Tracks

1/5/2022
There is definitely an art to tracking and calling a wild turkey. Jerry Law had no trouble tracking this turkey. That’s because the turkey’s...

Duration:00:03:00

The Turpentine Wildlife Refuge

1/4/2022
Lots of people come to Eureka Springs, Arkansas every year to enjoy the Ozark setting and attractions. One of the places that some might see...

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A Trailer Full of Tigers

1/3/2022
Occasionally you hear of a large truckload of cattle or hogs that is stranded on the highway and other trucks must come to offload those...

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