Spotlight: Old West, Circus, Science & Freddy Cole

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture. In this week’s episode meet author Tom Clavin, explore COVID science being done in Missouri, learn about a social circus for kids, see the latest exhibit at The International Photography Hall of Fame and take a moment to remember jazz legend Freddy Cole.

    First Person One on One with Tom Clavin
    Author Tom Clavin talks about his new book, “Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday and the Vendetta Ride from Hell,” about the gunfight at the OK Corral.

    New Drug for COVID-19 Treatment is Developed in St. Louis with Clinical Trial in Kansas
    A novel drug developed in St. Louis’ BioSTL building is being investigated as a possible treatment for COVID-19 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

    Demand for COVID-19 Testing Supplies in Missouri Gets a Boost From Problem Solvers with 3D Printers
    One group of problem solvers at the University of Missouri is using 3D printers to produce a needed supply of COVID-19 testing swabs.

    Flip, Fly and Fling with Circus Harmony
    Circus Harmony is a social circus that uses circus arts to motivate social change and teach important life skills like focus, persistence and teamwork.

    The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrates 55 Years in Latest Exhibit
    Patricia Wente and David Hanlon discuss “Masterworks: Highlights from the IPHF Collection” at The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum.

    Freddy Cole, Stephanie Trick, and “Jazz Travels to Afganistan”, October 2010
    Freddy Cole, brother of Nat King Cole and Building Blocks of Jazz looks at mutes, Rising Star of Jazz meets Stephanie Trick. With Don Wolff and Phil Dunlap

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