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Welcome to Tales of Honor Podcast, a bi-weekly podcast where the true stories of every recipient of the Medal of Honor are told. There are over 3,500 recipients and you may know a few of the names but there are many that you do not know, and you should! The episodes are available to you every Wednesday and Sunday at 7pm EST, everywhere media is consumed. Please be sure to share this podcast with friends and family. The more people that hear these stories, the more these heroes will not be fo ...
 
This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from 1843 to 1844. It comments on the harsh and brutal realities of service in the US Navy at that time, but beyond this the narrator has created for the reader graphic symbols for class distinction, segregation and slavery aboard this microcosm of the world, the USS Neversink. (Introduction by James K. White)
 
Two years after his wife's death, oceanographer and former navy SEAL, Atticus Young, attempts to reconcile with his rebellious daughter, Giona, by taking her on the scuba dive of a lifetime-swimming with a pod of peaceful humpback whales in the Gulf of Maine. But the beauty of the sea belies a terror from the deep-a horrific creature as immense as it is ancient. There is no blood, no scream, no fight. Giona is swallowed whole by the massive jaws. Only Atticus remains to suffer the shame of t ...
 
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On episode three hundred and sixty-two, the story of William B Trembley is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
When we talk about “thanksgiving day parades” most people think of New York, and Macy’s, and 34th street. But the truth is that the first thanksgiving day parade was right here in Philadelphia. If that wasn't enough of a contribution to the commercialization of the holiday season; the “Black Friday” tradition and name were born here too. So today w…
 
On episode three hundred and sixty-one, the story of Frederick Funston Sr is told. The story of Walter Marm Jr: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/walter-j-marm-jr All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofho…
 
On episode three hundred and sixty, the story of Thomas Sletteland is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
Robert Crumb is a dirty cartoonist whose independent comic work is known for satirizing contemporary American culture. Inspired by psychedelics and cartoons from the 1920s, Crumb published the first successful underground magazine, Zap Comix. Though his work often flirted with scatological and pornographic themes, Crumb is best known for creating c…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-nine, the story of Thomas F Pendegrast is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-eight, the story of Joseph H Leonard is told. The tale of David Bellavia: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/david-g-bellavia All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonor…
 
We’re in our 33rd week of the podcast which is a pretty neat achievement I think. And we’d like to slow things down for a look back at the past ten episodes. One of the most fun things about doing Legends of Philadelphia are all the great comments, emails, and DMs we get on the social medias. Listeners clued us in when we were wrong and shared new …
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-seven, the story of Howard M Buckley is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-six, the story of George F Shiels is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
We’ve had a lot of heavy topics the last few weeks since we were gearing up for halloween. But all that is behind us now and so we thought we’d enjoy a lil palette cleanser today. Numerous regional variations of pizza in the United States have been developed, with many bearing only a casual resemblance to the Italian original. The thickness of the …
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-five, the story of Charles E Kilbourne Jr is told. Be sure to listen to the story of Richard L Etchberger over at The Digression Podcast, episode 36: https://thedigressionpodcast.com/36 For William Swenson's story: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/william-d-swenson All stories in November and December w…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-four, the story of Frank E Smith is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
Locals know the night before Halloween as Mischief Night. The term isn't used everywhere, and it sometimes confuses newcomers to the Philadelphia region. Mischief Night is an informal holiday on which children and teenagers engage in pranks and vandalism. In practice, this night is the “trick” part of “trick-or-treat” and not everyone agrees how it…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-three, the story of William Seach is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-two, the story of Francis T Ryan is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
With its looming, gloomy high stone walls, crumbling corridors, and stark cells that once housed thousands of hard-core criminals, Eastern State Penitentiary certainly looks haunted. Its 142-year history is full of suicide, madness, disease, murder and torture, making it easy to imagine the spirits of troubled souls left behind to roam its abandone…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-one, the story of George H Rose is told. For Gary Rose's story: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/gary-m-rose For Kyle Carpenter's story: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/william-kyle-carpenter All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit ou…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty, the story of Reuben J Phillips is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
Joseph William "Joey" Coyle was an unemployed longshoreman in Philadelphia who, in February 1981, found $1.2 million in the street, after it had fallen out of the back of an armored car, and kept it. His story was adapted into the 1993 film Money for Nothing, starring John Cusack. Today we’re going to take a look at the true story behind the disney…
 
On episode three hundred and forty-nine, the story of Harry W Orndof is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and forty-eight, the story of Joseph Killackey is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
In 1976, Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter managed to convince sitting President Gerald Ford to meet for three historic, prime time debates. Americans hadn’t witnessed such a political contest in 16 years and were eager for the face off. Philly’s Walnut Street Theater was the location chosen for the first debate of the modern era but, unfortunately, it…
 
On episode three hundred and forty-seven, the story of William E Holyoke is told. To learn more about Ryan M Pitts: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/ryan-m-pitts All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcas…
 
On episode three hundred and forty-six, the story of Hans A Hansen is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff are a songwriting and production duo credited for developing the Philadelphia soul music genre, also known as the Philly sound of the 70s. In addition to forming their own label, Philadelphia International Records, Gamble and Huff have written and produced 175 gold and platinum records, earning them a spot in the Rock a…
 
On episode three hundred and forty-five, the story of Burke G Hanford is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and forty-four, the story of William F Hamberger is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
The Trocadero Theatre, originally the Arch Street Opera House, was a historic theater located in Chinatown, Philadelphia. Opening in 1870, The Troc offered musical comedies, vaudeville, opera, and burlesque. The Theatre was refurbished for use as an art house cinema and fine arts theatre in the 1970s, and by the 1990s it had become an iconic venue …
 
On episode three hundred and forty-three, the story of Joseph Clancy is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
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