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History and Technology

Jan 28, 2019

Our land was "discovered" during the age of exploration, our nation grew with that same spirit: intrepid voyagers led to adventurous colonists and pilgrims, frontiersmen, scouts, and pathfinders blazed new trails into the unknown. In this podcast, host Stan Ellsworth looks at the pioneers and explorers that opened up...


Jan 21, 2019

The American Civil War goes by many names; the war between the States, the war of the rebellion, and the war of Southern independence. It is also the bloodiest war in American history. To this day, the Civil War is romanticized by society. From movies to re-enactments, people seem to want to be connected to this...


Jan 7, 2019

In the mid 1800's, Texas was battling for independence from Mexico. At a small fort, called the Alamo, around 200 defenders stood up to almost 6,000 Mexican troops in a battle that lasted 13 days and became a rallying cry for independence. In this episode of History and Technology, host Stan Ellsworth looks back at...


Dec 24, 2018

At Christmas time, it's important to remember those men and women who have put themselves in harm's way in times of war. From the Revolutionary War to today, soldiers have spent time away from families during the holiday season. In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth looks at the sacrifices of...


Dec 17, 2018

Most people might know the term "taxation without representation" which came out of the Boston Tea Party that occurred on December 16, 1773. On that night, American patriots dumped 342 chests of tea belonging to the British into Boston Harbor. But what was it really all about? How did it start and how did we get here?...