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St. Louis Regional history comes alive in this joint production by KDHX and the Missouri Historical Society. Stories of our past are connected with the present in these well researched and entertaining short presentations about the people, places, and events that have shaped who we are and who we are becoming. 

Jan 19, 2023

When world events enter the picture, property rights of even entire towns and cities can get stepped on, or worse. Three small towns learned this the hard way when, in 1940, their land was needed for the war effort. Just press play to hear the whole thing. ------- 

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Nov 1, 2022

The St. Louis Zoo is a large place indeed, and there is much ground to cover in a visit to see the animals and sights. Starting in 1963, a new alternative to walking was given to the patrons of the zoo, a miniature rail line. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------ 

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Sep 23, 2022

There are many pioneers in women’s history in the lore of St. Louis. One of those was Marguerite Martyn. Her illustrations got her foot in the door in journalism, but she had skills beyond that, and was soon making a name for herself as a daring interviewer. Just press play to hear the whole story.

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Sep 6, 2022

In this episode, Adam Kloppe examines the life of one of the members of Lewis and Clark's expedition, who wasn't in any hurry to get back from the mission, taking side trips each time he was almost within site of St. Louis. Just press play to hear the whole story.

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Aug 12, 2022

There have been many trailblazers in the history of women’s struggle for respect and equity, among them, Helene Britton. She, in a time where women were thought not to be capable, and weren’t allowed to vote yet, owned a professional baseball team… in fact, it was the St. Louis Cardinals. Just press play to hear...