Fourth of July Specials

Fourth of July Specials

Four One-Hour Independence Day Specials from BYUradio – AVAILABLE NOW


The Apple Seed: Independence Day
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 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


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


The Apple Seed: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

An hour of entertaining stories and songs about this great country. We’ll hear performances by Mitch Capel, Glenda Bonin, Kate Dudding, John McCutcheon, and others. The show will expand your perspective on what it means to be an American.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort  – COST: FREE –  LENGTH: 54:59