Deep-Diving Nine PBS Film Explores History Of 7 Navy Ships Named St. Louis
“USS St. Louis: Centuries of Service” highlights the first USS St. Louis’ role fighting piracy and the slave trade, “Lucky Lou’s” escape from Pearl Harbor, and the current crew’s reflections on their vessel and the city she honors. The documentary is produced, written and narrated by St. Louisan Kara Vaninger.
From St. Louis, An Afghan Contemplates His Homeland
Born in Afghanistan, Qais Meraj has made a life in St. Louis. He discusses his work as an interpreter for the U.S. military, his family’s journey and his fears for loved ones left behind.
Comedian Nikki Glaser On St. Louis Living, FBoy Island And More
Comedian Nikki Glaser talks about reacquainting herself with her hometown after moving back to St. Louis in 2020, what her hit HBO Max show “FBoy Island” taught her about love and more.
In ‘The State Must Provide,’ Adam Harris Explores Racial Disparities In Higher Education
Atlantic staff writer Adam Harris discusses his new book “The State Must Provide,” which explores the long history of inequality in higher education, and offers a provocative remedy for the funding woes of historically Black colleges.
For Leonard Slatkin, Classical Music’s ‘Crossroads’ Requires Boldness
Leonard Slatkin, conductor laureate of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, discusses his new book and what it will take for classical music to thrive again.