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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. 

Oct 21, 2022

Some thought that prohibition would solve many problems in the United States. But, in fact, many problems got worse as drinking went underground. Among them, drinking amongst women increased dramatically. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------ 

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Sep 18, 2022


Milk once had varied levels of quality and even safety. The history of what it took to guarantee safe milk for everyone was filled with controversy and rancor. Some considered the licensing process to be burdensome and off putting, but in the end it was all for the best. 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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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....


May 24, 2022

In 1912, the threat of tuberculosis was very real.  One woman used her considerable wealth and influence create the first open-air “rest camp” for young working women to try to help the situation.  Just press play to hear the whole story. ------ 

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