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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 13, 2023

Urban renewal alters the landscape drastically, reshaping things, and sometimes erasing a whole neighborhood and its history. One of the few buildings to survive the urban renewal project around the Mill Creek Valley neighborhood was the The Berea Presbyterian Church. Just press play to hear the whole...


Oct 17, 2022

Some artists seem to be way ahead of their time, and they leave their mark because of it. In the early part of the 20th century, Hugh Ferriss was designing cities in a way that still influences today's filmmakers and artists today. Just press play to hear the whole story. ----- 

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Oct 6, 2022

History, and historic places, can be lost if not preserved properly. There was a time that, in the name of progress, entire neighborhoods were torn down to make way for new things.  One woman, Ruth Kamphoefne, decided that the Lafayette Square neighborhood should be preserved, however. Just press play to hear the whole...


Jul 12, 2022

Everyone is a part of history, no matter how the history books are written. Sometimes, there's a figure you'd think should be all over the history books based upon their accomplishments, but they only stand at the edge of written history book. William Taussig was such a person. Just Press play to hear the whole story....


Jun 9, 2022

Bevo Mill is a well known landmark today, and it is thought of as being whimsical and fun.  Its origin story was, however, rooted in its being a propaganda tool to counter early 20th century calls for Prohibition.  Namely, to convince the public that the brewing industry has always been a harmonious contributor...