Show Me The State

Show Me The State

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Missouri has had a curious history, with many iterations and incarnations powered by changes in its political, cultural and religious climate. Show Me The State explores Missouri’s strange and misunderstood past as it relates to the present. Each episode focuses on one particular piece of folklore and investigates what really happened, why did it happen and how has that shaped the state today? The Show Me The State team looks at ghost stories, legendary political maneuvers and hometown heroes across the state. Host Kristofor Husted sits down with the people who know the story best to get as close to a first-hand account as we can.
Show Me The State: Sedalia Tries To Steal The Capital
Feb 11 • 29 min
What would the state look like today if the capital wasn’t Jefferson City? But Sedalia? That almost happened 120 years ago. Sedalia champion John Bothwell was determined to make Sedalia a state institution and for 30 years he was relentless trying to make…
Show Me The State: The Legend Of Doc Annie
Jan 28 • 23 min
If you grew up in 1970s Poplar Bluff, you likely heard of the story of Doc Annie. Legend has it, Doc Annie was a witch-like woman who operated a haunted hospital in the woods. She kept fetuses in jars of formaldehyde there. She also would throw babies…