childhood

Up To Date
11:22 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Small-Town Midwestern Boys With Big Legacies

Credit Scott Ross

Walt Disney, Johnny Carson, Carl Sandburg, Ronald Reagan, Henry Ford . . .  small Midwestern towns aren't typically the stuff of sensational headlines - more sunset strolls than Sunset Boulevard. But growing up, these and other great men called such communities home.

On Tuesday's Up to Date, Steve Kraske talks with author John Miller about the enduring importance of the small town, and the role of "flyover country" in producing some of the 20th Century's most influential men.

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Visual Arts
6:00 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

With A New Name, The Toy & Miniature Museum Looks Ahead

The museum is housed in a 1911 mansion.
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Thirty years ago, the Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City opened its doors, with a display of dollhouses, toys, and miniatures mostly collected by two Kansas City women.

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