38 min

EP308: Triumph and Disaster: The Life of Rudyard Kipling, The German Immigrant Who Brought Us Banquet Beer and The Man Who Played with Trains Our American Stories

    • Society & Culture

On this episode of Our American Stories, the History Guy tells us the story of the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Rudyard Kipling, and how he survived a difficult childhood to go on to become one of the most celebrated authors of his day, penning such classics as "The Jungle Book" and "Just So Stories.” Pete Coors tells the story of Coors Banquet beer and how the story began with a German immigrant living in a Colorado mining town. Bill Bryk brings us the story of the an ingenious inventor who went from inventing naval mine detonators to one of the top 5 toys of the 20th century... and all because he was unimpressed by a store's window display. 

Support the show (https://www.ouramericanstories.com/donate)

 

Time Codes: 

00:00 - Triumph and Disaster: The Life of Rudyard Kipling

25:00 - The German Immigrant Who Brought Us Banquet Beer

37:00 -The Man Who Played with Trains

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

On this episode of Our American Stories, the History Guy tells us the story of the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Rudyard Kipling, and how he survived a difficult childhood to go on to become one of the most celebrated authors of his day, penning such classics as "The Jungle Book" and "Just So Stories.” Pete Coors tells the story of Coors Banquet beer and how the story began with a German immigrant living in a Colorado mining town. Bill Bryk brings us the story of the an ingenious inventor who went from inventing naval mine detonators to one of the top 5 toys of the 20th century... and all because he was unimpressed by a store's window display. 

Support the show (https://www.ouramericanstories.com/donate)

 

Time Codes: 

00:00 - Triumph and Disaster: The Life of Rudyard Kipling

25:00 - The German Immigrant Who Brought Us Banquet Beer

37:00 -The Man Who Played with Trains

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38 min

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