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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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English

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Episodes

The Remarkable Service of Paul Murphy

11/28/2022
He grew up in the heart of the Midwest but during world war II his life at sea would become one of the most important...

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The Mayflower’s Landing Spot

11/25/2022
Today we associate the Pilgrims with the town of Plymouth, Massachusetts. However, the landing spot was a bit accidental…

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Pilgrims in Search of a Ship

11/24/2022
It just happened to be a ship that was available to sail, but the ship that was chosen is still known by us today. Its...

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The Bank is in the Mail

11/23/2022
It was a mail shipment so large that it overwhelmed a tiny post office and caused the postal service to rewrite its rules. In fact,...

Duration:00:02:59

Building A Bank One Brick at a Time

11/22/2022
If you need to ship 40 tons of bricks, you of course use…parcel post. That’s what one man did to construct a two story bank...

Duration:00:03:00

He once was just, “Bill”

11/21/2022
Before he was known as Buffalo Bill, he was simply William Cody. We all assume he must have some connection to buffalo to get the...

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Remember the Gettysburg Address

11/18/2022
Almost every American can recite the opening line of this speech. It is perhaps the best known in American history, yet it was one of...

Duration:00:02:59

The Most Important Speech?

11/17/2022
What is the most important document that Christian McWhirter handles at this vault? He admits, the answer may seem boring, but it doesn’t make it...

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Lincoln’s Big Three

11/16/2022
Although Abraham Lincoln served as president over a century and a half ago, people still are very interested in his speeches, writings and thoughts on...

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Opening the Vault of Lincoln’s Papers

11/15/2022
We know Abraham Lincoln as a great president and orator. However, how much do you know about Lincoln as a mathematician? Perhaps it’s irrelevant, but...

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A Trip to Hulaville

11/14/2022
Most people think you need to go to Hawaii to see hula girls. Not so. In fact, it was one very unique hula girl that...

Duration:00:02:59

Charley Havlat – An Important Moment in World War II History

11/11/2022
In May of 1945, Dorchester, Nebraska native, Charley Havlat, was killed in action in the European theatre of World War II. His death was one...

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The Burden Family

11/10/2022
The journey from slavery to freedom was one of many challenges for many families in the years following the Civil War. This Nebraska town celebrates...

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Advertising Artistic Stage Masterpiece

11/9/2022
You may not think of advertising as a work of art. A trip to the farm town of Dorchester, Nebraska may change your mind. What...

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Dorchester, Nebraska’s Log Cabin

11/8/2022
You can still find a few old, historic log cabins in this country. Many are museums of early pioneer life. You know you have an...

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Lincoln on the Other Side of the Debate

11/7/2022
Abraham Lincoln is known as the great emancipator, a champion of ending slavery in the United States. However, in the fall of 1847 he found...

Duration:00:03:00

Bright Paint for an Exclusive Club

11/4/2022
Pick a paint color or new carpet for your home and it will probably fade over time. However, the paint on these walls looks as...

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Naniboujou Lodge

11/3/2022
Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey were members of this exclusive club, yet they may have never set foot here. It’s a place that was built...

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Cattle Ranching President

11/2/2022
Although his time here in North Dakota was not long if measured in numbers of days, the quality of that time and the impact it...

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From the Badlands to the White House

11/1/2022
To date, no U.S. president has been born in North Dakota…but this commander-in-chief’s experiences there may be the reason he achieved the office. The story...

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