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Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 27, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Cubby Hall has been a mayor a garbage woman a liquor store owner a pioneer in the Women's Army Corps WAC and a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse In her words she's seen it all Here's her story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 27, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Ryan Stewart went most of his life unsure of his purpose But there was one thing that kept him going -- dogs He shares his story of how canines have helped him - in manageable doses Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 27, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Sidney Poitier's elegant bearing and principled onscreen characters made him Hollywood's first black movie star and the first black man to win the best actor Oscar Sidney Poitier Man Actor Icon was the first full biography of legendary actor Sidney Poitier written by Aram Goudsouzian professor of history at the University of Memphis Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 24, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Roger Rench shares with us some memories of his time playing various competitive sports throughout his life that are sure to put a smile on your face Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 24, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories John Feinstein is a sportswriter of books of them New York Times bestsellers He is also the friend of Duke University's legendary basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski also known as Coach K John tells the story of how Coach K's five national titles at Duke almost never happened Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 24, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories some believe he was the most important composer of the th century in or out of jazz Terry Teachout one of America's best culture writers and author of Duke A Life of Duke Ellington tells the story of the jazz legend his music his struggles his triumphs and so much more Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 23, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Boston's Fort Warren housed Confederate POWs during the Civil War but it was no Andersonville Only Confederate prisoners out of the more than rebels who were imprisoned within its walls died during the Civil War That was thanks in large part to the fort's commander Justin Dimick Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 23, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Jeanne Bishop tells us the story of the brutal murders of her beloved family members and how a change of heart changed her life and so many others Read her book for the full story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 23, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories the June night game between the Texas Rangers and the Cleveland Indians was one for the record books To say there was a buzz in the crowd would be an understatement Here to tell the story is the History Guy Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 23, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories a wrench fell a rocket leaked lost fuel pressure collapsed and exploded A nuclear warhead soared out of the silo and into a ditch at the intersection of Arkansas' fate and American journalism Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 23, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Deborah Sampson became a hero of the American Revolution when she disguised herself as a man and joined the Patriot forces Here to tell her story is the author of Deborah Sampson The Girl Who Went to War Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 23, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Senior Lead Officer Deon Joseph recounts how he built community connections and relationships and changed police perceptions with with one profound phrase I love you Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 22, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Kara Dixon Vuic tells this remarkable story of service Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 22, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories it's a family story a business story and a regional story It's the story of how the Goo Goo cluster became the official candy of Nashville Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 22, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Lian Law is a ranger at Brooks Camp in Katmai National Park and Preserve and she's here to share about Fat Bear Week the March-Madness style bracket where bears compete to be the Fat Bear Champion Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 22, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories a funeral service was held on Nov for General Colin Powell at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington D C Powell died from COVID- complications amid an ongoing battle with cancer He was Here's his son Michael speaking at his father's funeral service Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 22, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories on March Joplin Missouri took a direct hit from the costliest tornado in American history Though the scar remains Joplin has recovered in truly amazing ways Former KSNF Channel Weatherman Jerimiah Cook and reporter Gretchen Bolander tell the story of love and loss in Joplin Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 21, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories this is the story of how one man got his American Dream stitched into a pair of blue jeans Lynn Downey Levi Strauss amp Co historian is here to tell the story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 21, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Larry Spencer tells the story of being one of the first POW's of the Vietnam war and surviving until war's end in both The Zoo prison and in the infamous Hanoi Hilton Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 21, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories the mansion she built is world-renowned as much for its many design curiosities and innovations as it is for the reported paranormal activity Here to tell the story is Ashley Hlebinsky the former co-host of Discovery Channel's Master of Arms the former curator in charge of the Cody Firearms Museum and president of The Gun Code LLC Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 21, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories our regular contributor Anne Clare tells the story of a unique aircraft carrier the USS Lexington Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 20, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories for National Police Week we feature the funeral of Colorado Deputy Micah Flick who was killed in action on February th Micah's brother-in-law and widow celebrate his life with both tears and laughter Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 20, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories when Ranger Kielak set out across America many of his friends and family were concerned about the people he'd encounter along the way It turns out their concerns were unfounded Here's Ranger with the story of the good and beautiful people he's encountered along the way and why exactly he chose to do the walk in the first place Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 20, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories on the morning of September Peter Braxton was the first military pilot in the air over the burning Twin Towers It was his first day on the job Not long after that he flew multiple combat tours in the Middle East and then retired from the Air Force Here's Peter with the story about the phone call he received shortly after his retirement Do You Still Have Your Uniform Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 20, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Tommy Tedesco is probably the most recorded guitarist in history having played on thousands of recordings from the s- s Many of them top hits Tommy's son filmmaker Denny Tedesco produced The Wrecking Crew the highly-acclaimed documentary about his father and the other musicians who made up The Wrecking Crew and is here to tell us the story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 17, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Diego Moreno was a fun-loving high-intensity police officer trainer and father Hear from his wife - and from his patrol partner - about the legacy he leaves for his children and all of us to remember and carry on Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 17, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Helen Smallbone is a mother of seven - a family devoted to a generation of Christian music Here's her story of globetrotting and overcoming her homlessness upon moving to America from Australia Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 17, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories you've heard that you Don't Mess With Texas This story from our regular listener contributor Roger Latham from Fort Worth Texas exemplifies that statement Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 17, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories long before Chris Kyle penned American Sniper which became Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated movie masterpiece Carlos Hathcock was already a legend Hathcock was so efficient and fearless during the Vietnam War that he wore a white feather on his gear taunting the Communists to come find him Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 17, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories in Vietnam the armored personnel carrier Jon Hovde was driving hit an anti-tank mine The -year-old soldier made three promises to God if He would let him live Linda from Jon's hometown of Fertile MN is here to tell the story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 17, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Burt Young is an immediately recognizable character actor whose half-muttered voice and flinty gaze made him the perfect fit for Rocky as Sylvester Stallone's ill-mannered brother-in-law Paulie Here's Burt Young with his story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Dennis Peterson's father had an interesting way of saving money He called it 'Makin' Do' Dennis tells the story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Dominique Rivera eulogizes her husband Detective Jason Rivera with raw emotion and compelling everyday detail Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories the lore and legend of the American Mountain Man is a story that seems to only grow with time In Leonardo DiCaprio played the legendary Mountain Man Hugh Glass in The Revenant And in Robert Redford starred as the title character in Jeremiah Johnson And like Hugh Glass Johnson too was a real-life fur trapper Here to separate fact from fiction is Ashley Hlebinsky Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories here's Major Brian Shul with his legendary story known today as the LA Speed Check Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories My husband died a hero but he also lived as one Stephanie Diller remembers her husband Jonathan as a connector and friend of all Hear about his honesty and courage as a man a father and a police officer Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories General Colin Powell was the youngest and the nation's first black Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the highest position in the US Military He was also the first black man appointed Secretary of State the world's leading diplomat The world saw him as a military leader a diplomat a senior statesman and an advocate for young people To friends and family he was so much more Leslie Lautenslager is the author of My Time with General Colin Powell Stories of Kindness Diplomacy and Protocol Support the show https www ouramericanstories com [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 16, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Andrew Thompson shares another slice of his guide to understanding the baffling mini-mysteries of the English language The book is Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red The Wonderful Origins of Everyday Expressions and Fun Phrases Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 15, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories for National Police Week Favi Gutzwiller's powerful eulogy to her husband who was killed in the line of duty Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 15, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Ric Mixter of Lake Fury tells the story of the historic storm on the Great Lakes Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 15, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Major General James Mukoyama rose from his blue collar Chicago neighborhood to become the first Asian-American to command a US Army division General Mook is the author of Faith Family amp Flag Memoirs of an Unlikely American Samurai Crusader Here he is to tell the story of the Japanese who fought for the United States in WWII Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 15, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Floyd Landis grew up in Farmersville Pennsylvania in a Mennonite family Like the Amish some Mennonites avoid modern technology Though his family had electricity there was no radio or television to occupy young Landis's time So he rode his bike Here's Floyd to share his story Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 14, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Old West historian Roger McGrath is here to tell the story of a time before the world knew Samuel Clemons by his pen name Mark Twain The time he spent in the American West helped Clemens develop a distinctive Western voice and provided him with material that would make him America's first celebrity author Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 14, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories hear major occasions to which Pat Boone rose to do something more important than his television show and perhaps even his life The music legend insisted come what may to not perpetuate bigotry Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 14, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories The History Guy unpacks the largely forgotten saga of the Bonapartes who came to America The story illustrates the pretensions and complexity of Napoleon's attempts to create a lasting dynasty Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 14, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories hear the legacy of a Philadelphia police officer killed in the line of duty - a call to overcome fear and remember what matters most Here is Mia Mendez - his daughter Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 14, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Abercrombie and Fitch stores conquered malls in the late ' s and early ' s with gorgeous models pulsing dance beats and a fierce scent What people don't know is the story of the company that was founded in in New York City Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 14, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories on the morning of September Peter Braxton was the first military pilot in the air over the burning Twin Towers It was his first day on the job Here's Peter sharing some stories from a few of his first jobs including his first job after serving in the Air Force Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 13, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Laura Treppendahl's life was one worth remembering After she was killed in a drunk driving accident Laura's family told the judge that they completely forgave the young man Greg who hit her Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 13, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories here's Bill Engineer Guy Hammack telling the story of how Betamax was defeated by the VHS tape Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 13, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Dr Larry P Arnn President of Hillsdale College tells the story of how Winston Churchill despite hating war was great at it and what that meant for Britain during her darkest hours Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 13, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Sir Andrew Roberts' landmark biography of Winston Churchill is a brilliant feat of storytelling that is enjoyable and easy to understand Winston Churchill became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Dennis Peterson of South Carolina shares the story of his crafty mother and Winter Prosapio of Texas shares a story about motherhood Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Scott Jones the author of Growing Up Rural shares the story of a boy named Leo and some special letters from war that he wrote to his family Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Our American Stories listener Alan Brown shares the story of him and his mother Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Texas boys don't write poetry and certainly don't cry Roger Latham did though after discovering a poem written by his deceased mother Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Lee Habeeb opens up about his mother's life and legacy in the patch of earth in Northern New Jersey she cared for and influenced with her love grace and class Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories popular social media influencer and mother Tiffany Jenkins talks about her secret to being a mother hint it's not what you post on social media Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 10, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories in a -year span a family confronts its sins twice and tells a story of role reversal and forgiveness Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
May 09, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories Elyia Somin tells the story of Timbs v Indiana and the year game of court pingpong it took for one man to get his Land Rover back Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
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