W. Pate McMichael

How the Saint Louis Art Museum robberies of 1978 led to a congressional investigation of a St. Louis-based plot to assassinate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

In 1969, a St. Louis teenager died with mysterious symptoms. Almost 20 years later, scientists realized that his might have been the first AIDS-related death in the United States Read more

After 35 years of suffering the city’s lofty expectations, the Koplars are finally trying to make good on their family’s promise. (So what the hell took so long?) Read more

Forty years ago a fatal plane crash at Lambert Field nearly destroyed Project Gemini, the second phase of the country's journey to the moon. Later that year McDonnell Aircraft finished its pioneering work on the moon space program and another company took over—at a price NASA can never repay. Read more