Paul Harvey Podcast
Summary: The Paul Harvey Podcast features rebroadcasts from his "News and Comment" and "The Rest of the Story" radio shows from the 1970s through 1990s. He blended news reporting along with an expression of his personal values: love of God and America, Midwestern roots, heart-warming tales of average Americans, family values, and optimism for the future of America. Mr. Harvey was a broadcaster for more than half a century on the ABC News Network with a weekly audience of more than 24 million. He was recognized many times including the Horatio Alger Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' most prestigious civilian award. Mr. Harvey passed at age 90 in 2009.
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S02-E19 Military Series 6 of 6, This final episode is called, “Fantasy made real for neglected housewife.” This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network that is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net
S02-E18 Military Series 5 of 6, This fifth episode is called, “The Colonel Who Hated War.” This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network that is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net
S02-E17 Military Series 4 of 6, This fourth episode is called, “Prisoner Becomes Firearms Designer.” This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network that is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net
PDF Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war. Biological weapons (often termed "bio-weapons", "biological threat agents", or "bio-agents") are living organisms or replicating entities (viruses, which are not universally considered "alive") that reproduce or replicate within their host victims.
S02-E16 Military Series 3 of 6 This third episode is called, “Biological warfare.” To provide additional background information, a PDF document on the history of biological warfare accompanies this podcast episode. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network that is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net
PDF The Pacific War saw the Allies pitted against the Empire of Japan, the latter briefly aided by Thailand and to a much lesser extent by the Axis allied Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. The war culminated in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and other large aerial bomb attacks by the United States Army Air Forces, accompanied by the Soviet declaration of war and the Soviet invasion of Manchuria on 9 August 1945, resulting in the Japanese announcement of intent to surrender on 15 August 1945.
PDF The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was produced in large number of experimental and production models. The XB29, Boeing Model 345, was the first accepted experimental model delivered to the Army Air Corps, incorporating a number of improvements on the design originally submitted, including more and larger guns and self-sealing fuel tanks. Two aircraft were ordered in August 1940, and a third was ordered in December. The rest of this article provides overviews of the other variants of the basic B-29 design.
PDF The Boeing B29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller- driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War. It was one of the largest aircraft operational during World War II and featured state-of-the-art technology. Including design and production, it was the single most expensive weapons project undertaken by the United States in World War II, exceeding the cost of the Manhattan Project by between $1 and 1.7 billion.
S02-E15 Military Series 2 of 6, This second episode is called, “The final bombing mission of WWII in the Pacific.” To provide additional background information, three PDF documents accompany this podcast: Boeing B-29 Superfortress Bomber (featured in the podcast), Variations of the B-29 aircraft, and Overview of the Pacific War.
PDF Memorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, was held on May 29, 2017. The holiday was held on May 30 from 1868 to 1970. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries.
PDF Armed Forces Day (formerly Veterans' Day) in the United Kingdom is an annual event celebrated in late June to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces. Veterans' Day was first observed in 2006. Although an official event, it is not a public holiday in the UK. The name was changed to Armed Forces Day in 2009. Armed Forces Day has so far been observed on the last Saturday of June.
PDF Veterans Day is an official US public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; persons who served in the US Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of WW I. The United States previously observed Armistice Day. The U.S. holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.
S02-E14 Military Series 1 of 6, This series begins on Veterans Day celebrated in the U.S. This first episode is called, “The real start of WWII.” Three PDF documents accompany the podcast due to its release date of November 11th on Veterans Day: Veterans Day in the U.S.; Armed Forces Day in the U.K., and Memorial Day in the U.S. While Veterans Day and Armed Forces Day celebrates those who served in the military, Memorial Day honors those that died while serving in the armed forces.
PDF Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. During the 19th century, alcoholism, family violence, and saloon-based political corruption prompted activists, led by pietistic Protestants, to end the alcoholic beverage trade to cure the ill society and weaken the political opposition.
PDF Colt's Manufacturing Company (CMC, formerly Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company) is an American firearms manufacturer, founded in 1855 by Samuel Colt. It is the successor corporation to Colt's earlier firearms-making efforts, which started in 1836. Colt is known for the engineering, production, and marketing of firearms, most especially between the 1850s and World War I, when it was a dominating force in its industry and a seminal influence on manufacturing technology.