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 do Queen Elizabeth II and John D. Rockefeller have in common?  They were both discussed on today’s Value This…as was what’s hot when you downsize you property…and it isn’t dining room sets!


Q:  The longest word that can be formed using only the top row of letters on a typewriter is “rupturewort”-a type of plant.  What is the second longest?

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Q:  He was one of the best early American portrait painters and would have been remembered for it, except that he devised a famous code that was named after him.  Who was it?

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Those Were the Days


Way back in time again to the 19th century.  Thomas Edison finishes construction on the first motion picture studio in Orange, NJ.  (It’s still there.)  Lizzie Borden was acquitted of murdering her parents…so why the song?  The first license plate car numbers appear in France and Colorado women were granted the right to vote.  The song of the year was The Cat Came Back by Harry Miller.  (Listen in and Brian will sing a few bars.)



Saying of the Week

 Youth is such a wonderful thing.  What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw


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