Our American Stories


Jesse James: Bandit, Confederate, Murderer, Hero

After a century and a half, the notorious train and bank robber Jesse James remains one of the most iconic and romanticized figures in American history. Although separating fact from fiction can be quite a task, we’ve brought in America's best storyteller of the Old West. Roger McGrath is the author of Gunfighters Highwaymen and Vigilantes.


A Listener Surprises Connie Francis

Over 50 years after he met the famous singer in Vietnam!


The Farmer Who Fought His Government

After they seized $63,000 from his bank account...without charging him with a crime.


Battle of Yorktown

The Battle of Yorktown, ending on on this day in 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American and French troops over a British Army commanded by Cornwallis.


Wolfman Jack

Hear the story of broadcasting legend Wolfman Jack, who broadcast his show all over America from a powerful radio station south of the border.

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