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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. 

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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Mar 5, 2022

We have come to know Forest Park as many things, including home to our cultural treasures such as The St. Louis Zoo, The The St. Louis Art Museum, and The Missouri History Museum. But in its early stages the key word in Forest Park was “Forest,” as it took many decades to become what we know today. Just press play...


Dec 4, 2021

The 1904 World's Fair brought many wonders from around the globe and highlighted the latest technologies. One of those technologies, powered flight, was in its infancy and was showcased via a competition. Some of the best pioneers of early air flight were drawn to the fair to make a name for themselves and gain a...


Oct 26, 2021

The 1904 World's Fair had many wonders, and it brought over sixty countries from around the world to showcase their technologies and their cultures in Forest Park. One of the most popular exhibits was the Chinese Pavilion, a huge structure modeled after a summer palace in China. Prince Pulun, the heir apparent of China,...


Oct 19, 2021

Forest Park is a treasure for all to enjoy, and is recognized nationwide as one of America's great parks. It, however, had its birthing pains, and would probably not have been what it is today without a few of our nation's darkest episodes, which created opportunities for its growth. Just press play to hear the whole...