Inspiring Stories from American History with Rebecca Price Janney

Inspiring Stories from American History with Rebecca Price Janney

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These stories from historian and author Rebecca Price Janney inspire and encourage
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These stories from historian and author Rebecca Price Janney inspire and encourage
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Squanto- Bearer of Hope
Squanto came to the rescue of the Pilgrims in 1621
03:22
November 14, 2019
The Iran Hostage Crisis
Americans wondered whether the nation's best days were behind it
06:12
November 6, 2019
The Stock Market Crash of October 1929
One man's journey from despair to hope
05:31
October 29, 2019
Jamestown 1607- The Story of Robert Hunt
Robert Hunt provided inspiration and hope to the early colonists.
04:34
October 24, 2019
The Inspiring Story of Catherine Marshall
Find out what carried Catherine through her trials and challenges
05:49
October 17, 2019
The Cuban Missile Crisis - October 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis is the closest humans have been to a catastrophic nuclear war.
05:16
October 10, 2019
Sputnik - October 4, 1957
The Soviet Union launches the first space satellite.
06:09
October 3, 2019
The Temperance Movement- Frances Willard
The 19th century was an age of energetic reform, including the Temperance Movement.
07:35
September 24, 2019
A Tribute to the Founding Generation
What motivated the Founding Fathers and Mothers to lay everything on the line for Independence?
08:57
September 17, 2019
The Story of Betsy Ross and Her Flag
A young seamstress creates a national treasure
10:16
September 6, 2019
Julia Ward Howe - Battle Hymn of the Republic
Julia Ward Howe Writes the Battle Hymn of the Republic
03:31
August 29, 2019
Detente - Nixon in Russia and China
Sometimes surprising things happen behind the scenes
04:54
August 20, 2019
The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs in August 1945
How two men's lives were changed forever
05:43
August 12, 2019
Apollo 13 - A Life and Death Space Drama
The inspiring story of Apollo 13
06:16
July 26, 2019
Inspiring Stories from American History: Apollo 11 - a 50th Anniversary Story
On July 20, 1969 man first walked on the moon.
04:19
July 16, 2019
Easton PA Heritage Day - Step Back Into History
Easton witnessed one of the first public readings of the Declaration of Independence; a reenactment is held annually
03:31
July 10, 2019
The Declaration of Independence
The story of the Declaration of Independence
05:59
June 25, 2019
Pocahontas
The brief, eventful life of a Native American Princess
05:55
June 20, 2019
Alexander Hamilton
A recap of his life in public service, and a touching gesture at it's end.
05:30
June 12, 2019
D-Day, the Sixth of June, 1944
This podcast is in honor of the brave men who stormed Normandy's beaches 75 years ago.
05:45
June 4, 2019
A Memorial Day Tribute: The Story of a POW
The moving story of American POW C.J. Rosen as the war in Europe drew to a close in May 1945.
06:09
May 26, 2019
In one of the 20th century's most important Supreme Court decisions, segregation became illegal.
This story is about Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.
04:54
May 21, 2019
Sojourner Truth
This is a story of Sojourner Truth, a powerful woman of faith who lived up to her name.
03:59
May 14, 2019
In Honor of Victory in Europe Day, May 8, 1945
Seventy-four years ago this May, WWII ended in Europe, with the liberation of the continent from the horrors of that conflict.
05:04
May 8, 2019
The Louisiana Purchase
What role did faith play in the initial westward expansion?
04:26
April 29, 2019
The Lincoln Assassination -Tragedy and Hope
The assassination of President Lincoln
04:17
April 23, 2019
Marian Anderson - Voice of the Century
Eighty years ago this month, Marian Anderson gave her historic Easter Sunday concert at the Lincoln Memorial.
09:18
April 15, 2019
The Great San Francisco Earthquake
The 1906 cataclysm was outside of human advancement
06:28
April 8, 2019
The Touching Story of Lee's Surrender at Appomattox
The touching surrender that ended the Civil War
05:33
April 1, 2019
Give Me Liberty!
Virginian Patrick Henry's Rousing Call to Independence
04:18
March 25, 2019
The War of 1812
An inspiring story from the War of 1812
04:55
March 15, 2019
Remember the Alamo!
The battle that led to Texas independence
04:31
March 11, 2019
The Life of Abigail Adams
The first First Lady to live in the White House, she is one of two whose husbands and sons were U.S. Presidents.
09:48
March 4, 2019
The Great Awakening of a Friendship - and a Nation
The influence of George Whitefield on Benjamin Franklin is explored
09:56
February 25, 2019
George Washington: Special Man for a Special Purpose
Our first President's life was miraculously spared early in life
03:41
February 18, 2019
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Harriet Tubman successfully rescued over 300 slaves, at great personal risk.
05:56
February 11, 2019
Abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy
Elijah Lovejoy helped solidify support for abolitionism
08:41
February 4, 2019
The Challenger Disaster
This is about the January 27, 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.
06:25
January 28, 2019
MLK Jr. and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Movement
After Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a public bus, Martin Luther King, Jr. led a boycott that helped change society.
05:30
January 21, 2019
The Cheerful Optimism of Ronald Reagan
Throughout his public life, Ronald Reagan was known as a great communicator with a contagious sense of humor, and hope.
05:40
January 14, 2019
Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation
05:15
January 7, 2019
The January 1968 Tet Offensive
This story is about the January 1968 Tet Offensive, and U.S. Aviator John McCain
04:16
December 31, 2018
The Inspiring Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
A surprising thing happened in the trenches that Christmas Eve.
04:24
December 20, 2018
Albert Einstein's Humble Present
Albert Einstein surprised a group of Princeton Seminarians with a gift at Christmas 1947.
05:04
December 10, 2018
December 7, 1941 - The Date that Has Lived in Infamy
December 7, 1941 - The Date that Has Lived in Infamy
10:07
December 2, 2018
Valley Forge - Freedom's Crucible
The fate of the American Revolution hung in the balance during the trying winter of 1777-1778 at Valley Forge.
10:16
November 26, 2018
The 155th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
Here's a story you may not know about the Gettysburg Address.
03:40
November 19, 2018
The Mayflower Arrives in America
The Autumn of 1620 - the Pilgrims Arrival in America
04:29
November 12, 2018
In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the End of WWI
November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of WEI, Armistice Day
05:43
November 4, 2018
Anne Bradstreet - America's First Poet
Here's a story about America's first published poet.
04:45
October 29, 2018
The Humorous John Marshall, Chief Justice and Every Man
The humorous John Marshall, Chief Justice and Every Man
03:23
October 22, 2018
Great Stories in American History: The British Surrender at Yorktown
This is the story of the October 1781 surrender of the British to General Washington at Yorktown.
04:13
October 15, 2018
Harry Truman and the Founding of Modern Israel
President Truman played a significant role in the founding of modern Israel 70 years ago. This is the touching story.
06:42
October 8, 2018
A Tribute to Sgt. Alvin York
Hear the amazing story of World War One hero Sgt. York
09:39
October 1, 2018
William Penn's "Holy Experiment"
This is the story of William Penn and his vision for the New World
07:56
September 24, 2018
The Signing of the United States Constitution
This is a story about a turning point in the struggle to create the United States Constitution, September 17, 1787
04:36
September 17, 2018
Remembering 9.11
The story of September 11, 2001
07:16
September 11, 2018
Great Stories in American History with Rebecca Price Janney: The Assassination of President McKinley
Hear the story of President William McKinley's assassination, September 5, 1901
05:33
September 6, 2018
Great Stories in American History: The Battle of Brooklyn
Hear the amazing story of the August 1776 Battle of Brooklyn in which the new nation faced a severe, first test.
09:13
August 31, 2018
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