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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. 

Dec 19, 2022

Long before youtube, or television for that matter, entertainment looked quite different. One artist's take on it was to make a 1,300 foot panorama of the entire Upper and Lower Mississippi, which toured from city to city to the delight of viewers. Just press play to hear the whole story.

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Nov 22, 2022

We take for granted many of the conveniences of the modern day, transportation among them. One man saw the transportation needs of the early city had rushed in to fill them. And he made his fortune along the way. Just press play to hear the whole story. ———

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Nov 10, 2022

Some bands achieve fame, only to find themselves unable to recreate it with their subsequent recordings. They are, of course called, “one hit wonders.” One such band experience happened right here in St. Louis. Just Press play to hear the whole story. ———

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Sep 23, 2022

There are many pioneers in women’s history in the lore of St. Louis. One of those was Marguerite Martyn. Her illustrations got her foot in the door in journalism, but she had skills beyond that, and was soon making a name for herself as a daring interviewer. 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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