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:   The key word of the day is “fly leaf” and we’ll be talking about it with callers who have two Robert Ludlum signed books.  We’ll see if they have fly leafs!

Stumper

Q:  Ken Burns, famous PBS film maker, is known to collect quilts.  A quilt can be one of many types, but it is often called a sandwich.  Why?

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Q:  Which pottery factory originated with only 2 small kilns in Liverpool built by Homer and his brother Shakespeare?

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Those Were the Days

1901

This was the year the Cadillac Car Company originated.  Nordstrom opened their first store.  The Secret Service changed their mission.  They were originally formed to combat counterfeiting money, but after McKinley’s assassination in 1901 they were tasked with the assignment of guarding the president.  The top composer, who probably had a bunch of #1 songs in the year was John Phillip Sousa.

 

 

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The future ain’t what it used to be.

Yogi Berra


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