Thirty True Tales from the Show-Me State
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From Dred Scott’s tireless bid for freedom to the Cardinals’ first World Series win, It Happened in Missouri gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Show-Me State.
Find out how a fourteen-year-old boy coordinated the settling of St. Louis. Discover how a steam engine helped save the inaugural ride of the Pony Express through Missouri. And read all about Harry Truman’s come-from-behind victory over Thomas Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.