Tom Pendergast http://kcur.org en A Look Into Kansas City's Past http://kcur.org/post/look-kansas-citys-past <p></p><p>1940 was a pivotal year for Kansas City. Tom Pendergast’s rule through corruption and debauchery had crumbled, leaving the new local government to reform a city hungry for jazz and liquor.</p><p>On Thursday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we examine how Kansas City was different in the World War II era. On the way, we take a look at how the “<a href="http://paris-of-the-plains.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Paris of the Plains</a>” changed from a den of iniquity to the city we know today.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske, Beth Lipoff & Cody Newill 53924 at http://kcur.org A Look Into Kansas City's Past City Hall At 75 http://kcur.org/post/city-hall-75 <p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_City_City_Hall">City Hall </a>in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, turns 75 this year. It’s one of several city landmarks, including the <a href="http://www.nelson-atkins.org/">Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art</a>, designed by the architecture firm, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wight_and_Wight">Wight and Wight</a>. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 28535 at http://kcur.org City Hall At 75 Tom & Harry: The Boss And The President http://kcur.org/post/tom-harry-boss-and-president <p>In two weeks, attorney and film maker <strong>Terence O'Malley</strong> will release his third Kansas City-centered documentary titled "Tom and Harry: The Boss and the President."</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:21:38 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 25672 at http://kcur.org Tom & Harry: The Boss And The President