Episode 50: "Mr. Missouri" (Bicentennial Book Club, Part 10)

Episode Description

In honor of the state's 200th birthday, Our Missouri will feature a series throughout 2021 entitled "Bicentennial Book Club," which highlights influential books related to Missouri and examines how scholars, historians, and authors dissect major topics in the state's history. So, join the "Book Club" to hear about award-winning publications that detail the state's diverse history, as well as the stories behind the stories featured within their pages. In this episode, host Sean Rost explores the life of "Mr. Missouri"–Floyd Shoemaker–and examines how his scholarship shaped interpretations of Missouri history throughout the early-to-mid 20th Century.