Best horatio alger podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Set in 19th century New York, this is the story of a wealthy old man who adopts his orphaned nephew and niece after his own four year old son mysteriously disappears. However, under a smooth exterior, the nephew is a conniving and avaricious villain who wants to grab all the old man's wealth for himself. This is also the story of a young boy, who doesn't know he's the sole heir to a fabulous fortune, but grows up homeless in the streets of New York. The villainous nephew proposes marriage to ...
 
Ernest Ray is a young boy who sets out to reclaim the inheritance that was unjustly with held from his father and given to a cousin. (Introduction by Abigail Rasmussen)
 
A fourteen year old homeless boy, Dick, tries to make an honest living in the streets of 1860s New York as a bootblack. He is determined to stay honorable, though he is tempted many times to easy pickings and a life of crime. When a regular customer is impressed by Dick's integrity and invites him to his mansion, this marks a turning point in the life of the young street-smart teenager. Ragged Dick by Horatio Alger Jr was first published in 1868. It represents a typical coming of age story i ...
 
“wish we were not so terribly poor, Grant," said Mrs. Thornton, in a discouraged tone. "Is there anything new that makes you say so, mother?” Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succ ...
 
Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting “the American Dream” of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through “luck and pluck”. Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to “grow up ’spectable”, and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his belief in hard work and study. (Summary by Alice)
 
A poor family is surprised with an infant on their doorstep on New Year’s Eve with a note and monetary support requesting them to raise the child. Eight years later, the child is stolen and the family is put into more trouble trying to find her. This is a story of how love and good morals are reward with a fairy tale “happily ever after” ending. (Summary by Sharon Kilmer)
 
Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition deals with the grit and determination of Grant, a 15 year old farmer's boy whose father is dead and in order to pay his minister father's debts, and to help his mother deal with their abject poverty young Grant postpones his college education to take a job as a Wall Street broker's clerk. The first step is to deal with the avaricious and greedy man who is keeping them from obtaining the meager amount due them and which will at least allow them to ...
 
The Paul Harvey Podcast features rebroadcasts from his News and Comment and Rest of the Story radio shows from the early 1950s through 2008. He blended news reporting along with an expression of his personal values: love of God and America, Midwestern roots, heart-warming tales of average Americans, family values, and optimism for the future of America. Mr. Harvey was a broadcaster for more than half a century on the ABC News Network with a weekly audience of more than 24 million. He was rec ...
 
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Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Andy Grant's PluckSubtitle: Stories of SuccessAuthor: Horatio AlgerNarrator: Ben GillmanFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 33 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-26-15Publisher: Sumner BooksRatings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Classics, American Lit ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Gable: A One-Person Play in Two ActsAuthor: Michael B. DruxmanNarrator: George UtleyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 12 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-31-17Publisher: Michael B. DruxmanGenres: Arts & Entertainment, Celebrity BiosPublisher's Sum ...…
 
“I was not a good student. I attribute a lot of that to the fact that I am dyslexic. The thing that got me through it was just plain persistence. I think once you’ve had that trial-by-fire and you get … Continued The post Ep 66 – Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove on Lifestyle, Healthcare, and Persistence appeared first on Julie Foucher | R ...…
 
“I was not a good student. I attribute a lot of that to the fact that I am dyslexic. The thing that got me through it was just plain persistence. I think once you’ve had that trial-by-fire and you get … Continued The post Ep 66 – Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove on Lifestyle, Healthcare, and Persistence appeared first on Julie Foucher | R ...…
 
The RunRunLive 4.0 Podcast Episode 4-366 – Nick Kershaw – Impact Marathon Series (Audio: link) [audio:http://www.RunRunLive.com/PodcastEpisodes/epi4366.mp3] Link epi4366.mp3 MarathonBQ – How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon in 14 Weeks - http://www.marathonbq.com/qualify-for-the-boston-marathon-in-14-weeks/ Hello my friends, and welcome to ep ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: My Life in FocusSubtitle: A Photographer's Journey with Elizabeth Taylor and the Hollywood Jet SetAuthor: Gianni Bozzacchi, Joey TaylerNarrator: James KillaveyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 6 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 03-29-17Publisher: Un ...…
 
(An excerpt from “The Strangest Secret Library” – available on Amazon.) The Mirror Technique for Releasing the Subconscious The toughest problem that confronts most people is a lack of money. While I have heard of people finding bundles of $1,000 bills by using this Mind Stuff, I think that money comes as a result of combining Mind Stuff and en ...…
 
In this Dinosaur-sized episode, Shawn Shafner (The Puru) joins paleontologist Carl Mehling for a deep dive into fossilized dung (called “coprolites”), the scientific method, and why truth is often controlled by the storytellers. Wanna borrow a bone from the American Museum of Natural History? Carl’s your man. We’ll go behind the scenes at the m ...…
 
The podcast this week is a conversation with Dana DeMaster, a program evaluator who focuses on poverty and public health programs at the State and County level. Dana is also on the streets.mn board, and a long-time advocate for better bicycling in Minnesota. We sat down a while ago to discuss how cities and counties deliver welfare and financia ...…
 
The podcast this week is a conversation with Dana DeMaster, a program evaluator who focuses on poverty and public health programs at the State and County level. Dana is also on the streets.mn board, and a long-time advocate for better bicycling in Minnesota. We sat down a while ago to discuss how cities and counties deliver welfare and financia ...…
 
The podcast this week is a conversation with Dana DeMaster, a program evaluator who focuses on poverty and public health programs at the State and County level. Dana is also on the streets.mn board, and a long-time advocate for better bicycling in Minnesota. We sat down a while ago to discuss how cities and counties deliver welfare and financia ...…
 
Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place. He looked so good on paper that you could almost vote for him sight unseen. He ...…
 
Joe Caiola details how and why his Watch Yo Mouth game has become one of the most explosive overnight successes in business history. So how would You handle it if your kitchen-table startup made its first thousand sales in 24 hours and sold another one-third million units within the next half year? Host Bart Jackson invites Joe Caiola, founder ...…
 
"Some men acquire wisdom at twenty-one, others at thirty-five, and some never." Fred and Dave are back in the mean streets of 19th Century New York once more, but this is no Horatio Alger fairy-tale. Join Jimmy "the Kid" Caulfield as we hear about his adventures in crime, and in prison, in the 'Autobiography of a Thief'. Really worth reading th ...…
 
Though it's long since faded, James confesses his grad school-era jealousy of Matt. Once they clear that up, they discuss how Matt arrived at his voice and how he learned to write his marvelous sentences. They celebrate writing as work and the spaces in their lives that stories occupy. Then, Stephanie Appell from Parnassus Books in Nashville, T ...…
 
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