Missouri Digital Heritage :: Moments in Missouri Political History Video Segments

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Moments in Missouri Political History Video Segments


Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

View the video showcasing Truman’s 1948 Presidential Victory over Thomas Dewey.


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The Capitol Fire of 1911

The Capitol Fire of 1911

View the video about how the Capitol Building in 1911 was ablaze after being struck by lightning.


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James Wilkinson

James Wilkinson

View the video about how the first territorial governor for Missouri became known as the Missouri “Spanish Spy”.


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Marie Byrum

Marie Byrum

View video about the first woman voter of Missouri.


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Prohibition

Prohibition

View video about the 1919 law that prohibited the sale, manufacture or transport of alcohol in Missouri.


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St. Louis Capitol

St. Louis Capitol

View video about how St. Louis could have been the Capitol of the United States.


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Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton

View video about the artist responsible for painting the historic and controversial mural of Missouri located in the Capitol’s House Lounge.


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