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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. 

May 1, 2023

A woman arrived in St. Louis in 1818. She was, in fact, a nun and a teacher. She came here to do good and to start up some schools, but she soon came across something that she felt needed to be addressed for the good of her female students. Just press play to hear the whole story. ———

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Apr 3, 2023

There was a time when there was a magazine that covered the area's high schools' social scenes, when you got your 15 minutes of fame issue by issue. It, however, could not survive social change. Just press play to hear the whole story ------ 

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Aug 18, 2022

Amazing and dedicated scientist Gerty Cori's accomplishments were overlooked because she was a woman. Unequal pay with men, and a condescending attitude in the male dominated profession did not deter her, however. She went on to great acclaim. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------

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Mar 22, 2022

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, who is considered the modern world’s first professional female sculptor has work on display in museums and collections around the world. She was a rule breaker with a blunt personality, but very talented and bold. Her Lafayette Park statue, "The Benton Bronze," was the first public monument in...