Our American Stories
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Our American Stories tells stories that aren’t being told. Positive stories about generosity and courage, resilience and redemption, faith and love. Stories about the past and present. And stories about ordinary Americans who do extraordinary things each and every day. Stories from our listeners about their lives. And their history. In that pursuit, we hope we’ll be a place where listeners can refresh their spirit, and be inspired by our stories.
EP133: Tale of the Tapes: Engineer Guy Explains How VHS Beat Betamax, How The Pilsner Arrived, Survived and Thrived in America and John O’Neil On The First B-17 To Bomb Berlin
EP132: The Wonderful Origins of Everyday Expressions, From Fired High School Dropout... To Owning D.C.'s Best Taco Chain! and Why it Took One Man 7 Years to get his Car Back
EP131: “I Will Remember For The Both Of Us", A One Lawyer Town has it’s Ups and Downs and Why Are Bananas So Cheap?
EP130: The Holiday Inn Founder Who Had No Shame and The Two Men Who Ended Red Light Camera Tickets
EP129: ILLEGAL: Shooting Bunnies From A Motorboat?, The Wonderful Origins of Everyday Expressions and A Dad's Gift to His Children with Down Syndrome
EP128: Butch Hartman Drew My Childhood and Harvard's President Believed Books, Not Schooling, Were the Key To Education
EP127: Thanksgiving Hour
EP126: An Awfully Awkward Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Dinner with a Bosnian family, How the Master Chef Lost the Thanksgiving Turkey and Surprised by Hunger
EP124: America Builds Up: The Bremerton Naval Yards, Why I Opened a Business for My Daughter and Under My Thumb
EP123: The Needle In The Hand, The Bigger the Bureaucracy, the Smaller the Customer and "Separate, but Equal": The Story of Supreme Injustice (Plessy v. Ferguson)
EP122: Searching For My Husband During WWII and My 48 Hours with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly
EP121: The Story of my Grandfather, The Company Without Corner Offices and The Doolittle Raids and the Battle of the Coral Sea
EP120: Lavagirl: Why She Quit Childhood Acting, Killed On Independence Day and They're One of the Youngest Couples in Their Community and Doing Aerobics... at 90?!
EP119: Brigade 2506: The Failed Bay of Pigs Invasion and The Salem Witch Trials and the American Puritans
EP117: The Small-Town West Virginian With a World Series Ring, the Best Card Collection, and A Big Heart and The Greatest Fighter Pilot in American History
EP115: The Origins of Veterans Day, America's First True Superhero and Our Nation's Youngest Noncommissioned Officer