Subscribe: Take Two! Podcast
http://www.npr.org/rss/podcast.php?id=510074
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
Tags:
correspondent tom  journeys discovery  lubbock  museum  npr podcast  podcast  texas  thomas wilmer  thomas  tom wilmer  tom  wilmer 
Rate this Feed
Rating: 5 starRating: 5 starRating: 5 starRating: 5 starRating: 5 star
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Take Two! Podcast

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer



Tom Wilmer’s Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast, recorded live on-location across America and around the world- showcases the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine and spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts. We cover nouns and verb



Last Build Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:53:08 +0000

 



A conversation--Dr. Carl Andersen, Executive Director of the National Ranching Heritage Center

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

From his roots in Sweetwater, Texas Dr. Carl Andersen went on to become a Methodist Minister, and a subsequent career as a college professor at Texas Tech. An addiction to alcohol led to his contemplating suicide, and a month at Hazelden treatment center in Minnesota in 1982 utterly transformed his life.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/dr._carl_anderson_npr_pod.mp3




How Las Vegas became the 9th Hawaiian Island

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Bill Boyd, chairman of Boyd Gaming Group in Las Vegas, shares his family’s intimate involvement in the gaming industry Bill Boyd's father, Sam Boyd (born in 1910), moved the family to Oahu when Bill was in first and second grade. Honolulu is where Sam Boyd became intimately involved in the local, under-the-radar Hawaiian gambling scene—and this relationship would play a critical role in Boyd Gaming Group’s success decades later.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/boyd_gamining_hawaii_0.mp3




FDR’s “Floating White House” USS Potomac berthed in Oakland California

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

The USS Potomac served as the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Floating White House” from 1936 until his death in 1945. How the USS Potomac came to reside in Oakland, California is a fascinating journey. Following a ten year stint as a Coast Guard patrol boat, the Potomac saw duty as a Caribbean ferry, Elvis Presley private yacht, and a stint as a drug smuggler that ultimately led to its sinking while tied up on Treasure Island.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/uss_potomac_npr_pod_1.mp3




Feeding the homeless feeds the soul at Frying Pan Restaurant in Lubbock, Texas

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Teresa Stephens, owner of the Lubbock, Texas Cast Iron Grill recounts her fear of the homeless. She confronted her phobia and wound up embracing the homeless and made major sacrifices to feed those in need. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer at the Cast Iron Grill in downtown Lubbock as Teresa shares her poignant tale of personal sacrifice that ultimately enriched and transformed her life through serving the homeless.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/frying_pan_npr_podcast_final.mp3




Lubbock’s Museum of Agriculture—The Smithsonian of all things AG

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

The Bayer Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock, Texas is the Smithsonian of all things Ag from primitive McCormick Reapers to state of the art computer assisted John Deere Cotton Strippers. Correspondent, Tom Wilmer visits with Lacee Hoelting, Executive Director. Join them for a tour of the ag museum with its vast array of not only tractors, but all things related to life in agrarian America, past and present. You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR Podcast travel show Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer via: iTunesNPR.ORG Podcast DirectoryNPR One (APP)Stitcher.comFollow Tom on Social Media: Twitter: @TomCWilmer Instagram: thomas.wilmer Facebook: facebook.com/thomas.wilmer.96


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/bayer_museum_of_agriculturenpr_pod.mp3




How the Windmill Won the American West

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

The iconic windmill has been a part of western landscape since the mid 1800s. Tanya Meadows at the American Wind and Power Center in Lubbock, Texas, and Jim Stark at the Kregel Windmill Factory Museum in Nebraska City, Nebraska share their passion for the iconic windmill that transformed the American West.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/windmills_npr_podcast.mp3




The Museum of Texas Tech University CEO Dr. Gary Morgan--Why Museums Matter

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer reporting from the Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Come along and join Dr. Gary Morgan CEO where he shares his passion for the multidisciplinary showcase of everything from giant dinosaurs to a premier collection of Southwest and Native American Art.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/museum_at_texas_technpr_pod_0.mp3




Saving the world one beer at a time--America's first 100% philanthropic brewery

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Quynh and David Rathkamp made a dramatic transition in their lives. They both gave up successful medical practices to save the world one beer at a time. They started the Save the World Brewing Company in Marble Falls, Texas and their business became the first 100 percent philanthropic production brewery in America with all net profits earmarked for worthy causes such as Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/savethe_worldnprpodcast.mp3




Patriot Graves—Discovering a California Town’s Civil War Heritage

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 04:02:37 +0000

Arroyo Grande, California historian, Jim Gregory spent years researching the lives of 52 Civil War veterans who settled in Arroyo Grande in the years following the war. The culmination of Gregory’s exhaustive research is his just released book, Patriot Graves—Discovering a California Town’s Civil War Heritage.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/jim_gregory_npr_pod_3_0.mp3




Lubbock Texas—the home of Buddy Holly, and 50,000 university students

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Lubbock, dubbed the Hub of West Texas is a thriving community of 250,000 where arts, culture, and live music are intrinsic to this college town that was and remains rooted in agriculture. Join John Osborne, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance for an insiders look at the town’s diversity of attractions for locals and visitors alike.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/john_osoborne_lubbock.mp3




Lubbock--the vibrant hub of West Texas

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 05:07:21 +0000

80 percent of Texas grapes are grown here. Twenty five percent of the country’s cotton, and yes, beef is big here too. And this is why Lubbock is the home of the National Ranching Heritage Center, but Lubbock is much more than Ag. Texas Tech State University’s 40,000 undergrads add a vibrancy to downtown nightlife.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/lubbock_tx_mayor_dan_pope_npr_pod.mp3




Nashville’s Tailgate Brewery raises the bar with Peanut Butter Milk Stout in the can

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:41:25 +0000

Wesley Keegan distributes a wide array of craft beers around the state of Tennessee, while the overseas market is clamoring for his brews to the point that they are rationed and sold only by the single can in England. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit at Tailgate Brewery in Nashville with owner Wesley Keegan. Tailgate averages 30 beers on tap, and rolls out at least two new beers every week. Peanut butter stout started out as a seasonal offering but the demand now continues year round. You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR Podcast travel show Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer via: iTunesNPR.ORG Podcast DirectoryNPR One (APP)Stitcher.com Follow tom on Social Media: Twitter: @TomCWilmer Instagram: thomas.wilmer Facebook: facebook.com/thomas.wilmer.96


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/tailgate_npr_pod.mp3




Nashville’s Black Abbey Brewing’s connection with 16th Century Martin Luther and the Frothy Monkey

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 15:57:28 +0000

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer in Nashville, Tennessee at the Black Abbey Brewing Company for a visit with founder, Carl Meier as he share’s the brewery’s signature beers, and connection with 16th Century Martin Luther, his wife Catherine, and modern day Frothy Monkey coffee.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/black_abbey_npr_pod.mp3




It’s hot chicken, big brews, and frozen craft-cocktails at Party Fowl in Nashville, Tennessee

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

It’s hot chicken, big brews, and frozen craft-cocktails at Party Fowl in Nashville, Tennessee At Party Fowl restaurant in Nashville Tennessee, hot is an understatement, as they have refined the art of serving “Nashville Hot” southern fried chicken to a fine art.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/party_foul_npr_pod.mp3




Morro Bay Maritime Museum & 16th Century Galleon San Salvador visit

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Larry Newland, Executive Director of the Morro Bay Maritime Museum Association talks about the new museum facility on the Embarcadero, scheduled to open in 2017. He also talks about the historic vessels on display.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/morro_maritime_npr_pod.mp3




Morro Bay Skateboard Museum owner ready to skate across America

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 04:05:38 +0000

Skateboarding has a long and complex history. It has evolved from a little known hobby, practiced by California teenagers in the 1970s, to a popular international sport.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/rebekah_nolan_mb_skateboard_mus_0.mp3




Culinaria San Antonio

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 03:40:47 +0000

Eat.Drink.Give. That's the mission of Culinaria San Antonio where Associate Producer, Melissa Corbin of Corbin In The Dell, meets some of the finest San Antonio folks who make the city a premier culinary destination in this episode of Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR Podcast travel show Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer via: iTunesNPR.ORG Podcast DirectoryNPR One (APP)Stitcher.com Follow tom on Social Media: Twitter: @TomCWilmer Instagram: thomas.wilmer Facebook: facebook.com/thomas.wilmer.96


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/culinaria_final.mp3




Singer Perla Batalla--honoring Leonard Cohen

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 02:41:54 +0000

NPR podcast host, Tom Wilmer met up with Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Perla Batalla in Ojai, California. Come along and join Perla as she shares her musical journey through life.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/perla_batalla_npr_podcast.mp3




Adventurous and daring spirits at Nashville’s Corsair Distillery

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Darek Bell, owner and visionary at Corsair Distillery. Corsair is the second oldest craft distillery in Tennessee, and was the very first to set up shop in Nashville. You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR Podcast travel show Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer via: iTunesNPR.ORG Podcast DirectoryNPR One (APP)Stitcher.com Follow tom on Social Media: Twitter: @TomCWilmer Instagram: thomas.wilmer Facebook: facebook.com/thomas.wilmer.96


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/09/corsair_npr_pod.mp3




Nashville’s Fat Bottom Brewing owner talks hops, yeast, and beer history

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Ben Bredesen, owner and founder of Fat Bottom Brewing in East Nashville Tennessee, turned in his high-tech employment badge and decided to follow his passion for crafting beer, and he’s never looked back. Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Ben Bredesen at his brewery where he talks passionately about Fat Bottom’s litany of beers.


Media Files:
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcbx/audio/2016/08/fat_bottom.brewingmp3_0.mp3