Covering every hamlet and precinct in America, big and small, the stories span arts and sports, business and history, innovation and adventure, generosity and courage, resilience and redemption, faith and love, past and present. In short, Our American Stories tells the story of America to Americans.

About Lee Habeeb

Lee Habeeb co-founded Laura Ingraham’s national radio show in 2001, moved to Salem Media Group in 2008 as Vice President of Content overseeing their nationally syndicated lineup, and launched Our American Stories in 2016. He is a University of Virginia School of Law graduate, and writes a weekly column for Newsweek.

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Zero Victim: One Black Man's Story of Transformation

My Life After Firefighting

On this episode of Our American Stories, James, a retired fire captain, shares his story of firefighting and the emotions that come along with it.

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Alana's Birth Was Beautiful - Except That She Didn't Take Her First Breath

On this episode of Our American Stories, Samantha Durante Banerjee knew that her stillbirth would be a nightmare, but she didn't expect feeling joy, too...the joy of holding her little Alana.

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The Story of Captain Kangaroo

On this episode of Our American Stories, on October 3, 1955, a television program debuted that would eventually produce nearly 9,000 shows over a span of 40 years. Here’s the History Guy with the story of Captain Kangaroo.

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50 Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy—The Plow, Barbed Wire, and Google Search

On this episode of Our American Stories, Tim Harford, author of the bestselling book 50 Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, shares the stories of three inventions that changed the way we live today.

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She Was Attacked For Running the Boston Marathon?

On this episode of Our American Stories, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, in 1967. As a result she suffered endless criticism - and an actual physical attack.

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James Madison: Founding Father and Lawgiver

On this episode of Our American Stories, President of Hillsdale College, Dr. Larry Arnn, tells the story of our fourth president, James Madison.

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The American Surgeon Who Escaped the Viet Cong

On this episode of Our American Stories, Hoat Hoang's childhood in South Vietnam was filled with family and fun times... Until the North Vietnamese communists began to ambush his village. Once Saigon fell to the communists' troops, Hoat and his family fled. Hoat tells the story of their escape, and his journey to becoming a surgeon in America.

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The Penguin Who Wears Shoes

On this episode of Our American Stories, this elderly penguin named Enrique lives at the St. Louis Zoo. After being diagnosed with arthritis in his feet, the zoo began trying to find ways to make him comfortable. Marija Elden, the Zoological Manager of Birds, shares Enrique’s journey to owning a pair of pretty cool kicks.

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The Teen CEO of the Candy that Cleans Your Teeth

On this episode of Our American Stories, she was the youngest person ever to be featured on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine. Alina Morse, CEO of Zolli Candy, is here to tell the story.

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