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Paul Harvey Podcast

Welcome to the Paul Harvey Podcast. This podcast features the best stories from Paul Harvey's News and Comment and The Rest of the Story shows. 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.

The format for this podcast is rebroadcasting his News and Comment and The Rest of the Story shows. Unfortunately, few of his News and Comment shows are available. They will be featured once or twice a month and I will attempt to schedule them to coincide with major U.S. holidays related to the show topic. With the large library of Rest of the Story shows, I will group them into common themes that will run for three or four consecutive podcast episodes. Most podcast episodes will be about four minutes in length. I will do my best to clean the audio quality of the audio recordings. Sometimes I will post a follow-up PDF document to the podcast that relates to the episode topic. Most of those PDF documents will come from Wikipedia.

This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network composed of family friendly podcasts that bring a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network by clicking on this link, http://lifepodcast.net.  I am a professor of history at the University of Minnesota.  Check out my personal website at http://arendale.org to learn more about me and my research.

This podcast is available through the following podcast directories and apps. Click on the link to go to their website to subscribe for future podcast episodes. iTunes, LibsynGoogle Play MusicStitcherTuneIn , iHeartRadioCastBox.fm, Player FM, Overcast, Spotify, Pocket Casts, iCatcher, RSSRadio, and Castamatic.  Websites: Arendale.org and the Paulharveypodcast Facebook page. Follow our Twitter account, @paulharveypod 

Please post comments to the individual episodes, post to the iTunes podcast review and rating section, and email to me. Thanks for listening, David Arendale, arendale@umn.edu

Apr 27, 2017

S01-E16 American Singer Series 4 of 6, "Discarded Singer Who Became a Star". We in the middle of a series on American singers who overcame incredible odds to become international stars in the music industry. Each performer faced different challenges to become successful in music. 

The Rest of the Story was a radio...


Apr 24, 2017

S01-E15 American Singer Series 3 of 6, "The Star Who Almost Wasn't Born". We in the middle of a series on American singers who overcame incredible odds to become international stars in the music industry. In this episode, the challenge was faced by the mother of the future performer. 

The Rest of the Story was a radio...


Apr 21, 2017

S01-E14 American Singer Series 2 of 6, "Former Mental Patient Who Became a Star". We in the middle of a series on American singers who overcame the odds to become international stars in the music industry. Each performer faced a different challenge to become successful. 

The Rest of the Story was a radio program hosted...


Apr 20, 2017

S01-E13 American Singer Series 1 of 6, "The Plain Singer who Became a Star". This is a series on American singers who overcame incredible odds to become international stars in the music industry. Each performer will face different circumstances and become successful in different music categories. 

The Rest of the Story...


Apr 16, 2017

S01-E12 Easter Story Special, "The Boy and the Bird Cage". It is the story about a boy and a birdcage, and the preacher who wanted to buy it. He shared this story annually through his radio show for decades. As he liked to say, it is the shortest Easter story that you will ever hear.