Fourth of July Specials

Fourth of July Specials

The Declaration of Independence, George & Martha Washington, and more from The Apple Seed ~ The Flag, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and Patriotism from Top of Mind ~ on these special programs celebrating Independence Day


The Apple Seed: Independence Day 2021
A special episode in celebration of Independence Day:

  • A reading of parts of the Declaration of Independence,
  • A story about George and Martha Washington by Lynn Ruehlmann,
  • “Its America” an immigrant story about coming across the ocean to America from award-winning storyteller Corinne Stavish,
  • “History that Dosen’t Suck”, a podcast featuring entertaining stories of American history, and
  • “Sourdough Starter” Madeline Pots‘ comical story about heritage, responsibility, and kitchen disasters.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 54:58


Top of Mind – 4th of July 2021 Special

  • Why Red, White, and Blue
  • U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth lost both of her legs when the Army helicopter she was piloting got shot down in Iraq. To understand why she chose to serve, you need to understand a bit about her upbringing. 
  • What does it mean to be a true patriot?

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 52:00


The Lisa Show – 4th of July Special

A special episode in celebration of Independence Day:

  • The Best Fourth of July Snacks -What’s more patriotic than a red, white, and blue popsicle?
  • Teaching Kids about Voting
  • Ideas to make your Fourth of July celebration a special one with the Party Goddess.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 54:51


Constant Wonder – 4th of July Special

America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs

  • National Geographic’s vast photographic archive is on display in America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs. Over 130 years of American history from the waves of Hawaii to the farms of Arkansas.
  • How a legendary photographer captures stories.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 55:02