We have created this audience member area to provide you with a sampling of audio clips and quotes — and a few featured stories of the many Veterans of World War II from my radio program, The American Countryside.
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The Story of Wayne Motts
If you venture to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, take a moment to get a tour from Wayne Motts. You’ll have a memorable time on the battlefield and you’ll witness a man who has learned the art of [...]
One of the most significant events of the 20th Century
Al was about to witness the most realistic military training exercise he had ever seen. As he got closer to the action, he quickly realized this was not practice, but one of the most significant [...]
Jerry Coleman served his country as a pilot during World War II, then returned home to play professional baseball. 1949 marked the first of five consecutive World Series Championships for the New York Yankees; [...]
Story of Fred Mares
If you stop to shop at the Hy-Vee supermarket in Maryville, Missouri there’s a good chance you’ll make a friend for life…after just one visit. His name is Fred Mares and there’s plenty each [...]
Story of Earl Dodge
Earl Dodge is a cousin of former U.S. president Calvin Coolidge. What you didn’t hear in Andrew’s program was the story of Earl’s three-time bid to become president himself. Here is his story. [...]
Where the West officially started getting wild
During World War II, young working men left the Midwest to fight for their country. In some cases, it was the enemy soldiers that came here to harvest the crops. This selection is about the [...]
A few of Andrew’s favorite quotes — they appear in his book, American Countryside, Where Does Lost Luggage Go? You can purchase it, as well as browse Andrew’s other award-winning products safe and securely!
”We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
”Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
”Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.”
”He who knows only his own side of the case, knows very little.”
”The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.”