Valerie Battle Kienzle: Ready To Wear
The rise and fall and comeback of the fashion industry in St. Louis is woven into a vivid historical account in Valerie Battle Kienzle’s “Ready to Wear.”
After the Fall, A Conversation with Ben Rhodes
Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? Author Ben Rhodes, traves the globe to find out.
“Rebel Talent”–Why It Pays to Break the Rules
Harvard Professor Francesca Gino and Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull have a lively discussion of the benefits of being a constructive rebel in work and life.
First Person One on One with Marie Mutsuki Mockett
Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett discusses her new, non-fiction book, “American Harvest, God, Country and Farming in the Heartland,” with host Paul Schankman.
St. Louis author Sarah Kendzior documents Donald Trump’s rise to power in “Hiding in Plain Sight”
Sarah Kendzior uncovers buried American history of the past four decades and what led to the rise of Donald Trump. She reveals all in “Hiding in Plain Sight.”
Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World
In “Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World,” Stephanie Malia Krauss provides a road map to help educators prepare young people for the future.
What Beauty There Is; a Conversation with Cory Anderson
Cory Anderson’s stunning YA novel about brutality and beauty, and broken people trying to survive.
First Person One on One: Peter Raven
Peter Raven, former director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, discusses his new memoir, which looks at his life and his concerns for the future of the planet.
George Washington, The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father
A conversation about how George Washington became the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States of America.
Author Brian Alexander: “The Hospital—Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town”
The “broken” system of health care in America is examined by journalist Brian Alexander in “The Hospital—Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town.”