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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.

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    • 4.6 • 531 Ratings

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.

    America's Cowboy: The Story of Will Rogers

    America's Cowboy: The Story of Will Rogers

    On this episode of Our American Stories, Will Rogers' famous quotes ring as true today as they did in the Great Depression. "Congress opens with a prayer and ends with an investigation", "make crime pay...become a lawyer", "the only difference between death and taxes is death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets". Here to tell the story of the man is Tad Jones, the director of the Will Rogers Memorial and audio from Lux Radio Theatre.

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    • 38 min
    My 48 Hours with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly

    My 48 Hours with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly

    On this episode of Our American Stories, while working for Dick Cavett, Steve Stoliar met not one but two of Hollywood’s greatest dance legends.

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    • 20 min
    Virginia Hall: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy

    Virginia Hall: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy

    On this episode of Our American Stories, meet the woman the Gestapo once considered "the most dangerous of all Allied spies." Judy Pearson tells the tale of a woman whose bravery was greater than the collapsing world around her.

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    • 17 min
    Ugandan Street Kid to American Foster Dad

    Ugandan Street Kid to American Foster Dad

    On this episode of Our American Stories, Peter Mutabazi was born on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. He escaped an abusive father by running away to the capital of Uganda, Kampala, where he lived on the streets for 4 years and never slept more than 2 hours... until one day he met a stranger that would change his life forever. For more of Peter's story visit.

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    • 30 min
    Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story

    Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story

    On this episode of Our American Stories, Daryn Glassbrook of the Mobile Medical Museum tells the story of the iron lung, a device used to keep people with advanced polio alive in the first half of the 20th century.

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    • 7 min
    The Bible: The Best-Selling Book of All Time

    The Bible: The Best-Selling Book of All Time

    On this episode of Our American Stories, take a listen to The History Guy as he tells the history of the Bible.

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    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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531 Ratings

531 Ratings

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So, Jesus killed your dog?

A loss was the answer to a prayer?
Here’s hoping the main character in this story is a work of fiction.
What a heartless, selfish person. Me me me me! Lord o mighty, that’s a sad perspective. Well at least she didn’t miss the show. Seriously…….

Junglygirl ,

Wonderful uplifting stories

I love all the little bits of history woven into the stories. This is a podcast that any member of the family can listen to. I’m always grateful to find good, clean entertainment!

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