Historians bring the past to life by using primary sources, material from the point of time being studied. These materials can provide words directly from the characters in the story, but it’s more than just a story – it’s true.
Dr. Megan Kate Nelson discusses the primary sources she used to write her book “The Three Cornered War: The Union, The Confederacy and Native Peoples In The Fight For The West.” The source material was able to provide the details to follow some of the major personalities in her book who left little to no information in their own words.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought almost everything to a screeching halt, including the nightlife with its shows and concerts. One important event for up and coming music artists is South X Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. It’s a great place to see and be seen in music circles. It presents a lot of opportunities, that is, until it was cancelled for 2020.
That when two enterprising members of Kansas City’s music scene decided to find a way to help their friends who lost these opportunities by setting up an electronic festival. So was born Couch X Couchwest.
Thanks to their efforts we’re treated to a song from their first featured artist, soul siren Love Mae C. You’ll want to hear more from her!
In these very uncertain and unclear days as the Country re-opens and begins its recovery from the COVID-19 quarantine, moving forward into uncharted waters into more unknown territory may be a little daunting.
We visit with counselor Josh Cress about what you can do for yourself, your loved one and those around you during these stressful times. “We’re not all in the same boat, but we are in the same storm,” Josh states as he gives us not only ways to stay afloat but to guide our boat in turbulent waters.
A few months ago we met Hannah Pithers, a Kansas City personal trainer, during her “Big Comeback” following a life-threatening bout with colitis, IBS and Crohn’s Disease. She has not only fought back to being healthy and fit, she has set her eyes on a new challenge.
The Confederacy had plans for the American West. The Confederate invasion of New Mexico was the first step in implementing them. The venture proved to be disasterous, not only for the Dream of a rebel hold on the Pacific, but for the Native peoples of the Southwest. Dr. Megan Kate Nelson’s new book, “The Three Cornered War” covers the struggle and its aftermath. Listen in.