In this week’s episode the story of Charles Daniels, a forgotten sports hero who, despite difficult challenges, was able to achieve olympic glory; inside the Mercy Proton Therapy center for complex cancers, only 1 of 40 in the country; an art exhibit that allows artists the opportunity to share their work along with the personal stories behind their art; the history and meaning of labyrinths plus a tour of several in the area; and seamstress Elizabeth Keckley’s journey from slavery to the White House to the page.
First Person One on One: Michael Loynd
In The Watermen, author Michael Loynd tells the forgotten story of Charles Daniels, whose olympic wins inaugurated America’s dominance in competitive swimming.
Tour of the new Mercy Proton Therapy Center & How the Cyclotron Delivers Cancer-Killing Treatment
The cyclotron delivers the proton beam to tumors at hyper-speed with superior precision, sparing healthy tissue.
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Long Story Short at Webster Arts
Long Story Short at Webster Arts is an exhibit that allows artists the opportunity to share their work along with the personal stories behind their art.
Elizabeth Keckley, Behind the Scenes
Seamstress Elizabeth Keckley went from slavery to the White House to the page. In her memoir, she recounts her story, including many years spent in St. Louis.