Value This - The weekly Radio Appraisal show with Brian Kathenes and Leon Castner

Brian and Leon, will blow your mind with their witty and thorough knowledge of everything that you can put a price tag on. Listen every week on your local public radio station.

Synopsis:   What a story!  A visitor comes in our studio and tells us about his encounter with Richard Nixon and has a gift to prove it.  Hear his story and our relationship to it.

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Q:  The first permanent photograph was invented in:  a) 1826  b)1837  c)1849  d)1860

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Q:  Gouda is a fine tasting cheese.  It is also an area in Holland that produces something just as fine.  What is it?

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Those Were the Days

1936

This was the year that saw the introduction of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown where Ty Cobb received more votes than Babe Ruth.  Fiestaware started in 1936.  It stopped in 1973 but then started again in 1986.  GEICO was founded (Geico means Government Employees Insurance Company), and Jessie Owens wins the 100 yard dash at Berlin Olympics.  Top song of the year is Bing Crosby’s Pennies From Heaven.

 

 

Saying of the Week

One chance is all you need.

Jessie Owens


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