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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. 

Jul 31, 2023

The islands and sandbars in the Mississippi all have interesting stories, and lifespans. Their form is temporary, and dependent on the currents and levels of the River. One of these “Islands” is Arsenal Island, that has had many forms, and roles to play in history throughout the years. Just press play to hear the...


Jul 20, 2022

Dogs are often called “man’s best friend.” When their population grows out of control, however, it can be quite the opposite. Just after the American Civil War, dog populations had become unmanageable in St. Louis, and rabies ran rampant, leading to… the dog wars. Just press play to hear the whole story....


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....