Homer G. Phillips Hospital

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Chuck Berry's St. Louis Homes and Properties Before He Was Rich and Famous [Photos]

    In the late 1950s Chuck Berry purchased a 35-acre plot in rural St. Charles County where he dreamed of creating a lavish property to rival those of the segregated country clubs he'd seen growing up in St. Louis. The result was "Berry Park," a sprawling compound complete with guest cottages, a nightc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Post-Dispatch Investigates: Why Can't Blacks Swim?

    Didn't get the memo: U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones.‚ÄčToday's recommended reading comes from the Post-Dispatch, which interviews a St. Louis lifeguard on the perplexing question of the day: "Why can't black people swim?" The daily's article follows a report out from USA Swimming that found nearly 60 pe ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 9, 2008
  • News

    March 20, 2002

    The Longest Day

    The Fairgrounds Park race riot of 1949 has been forgotten, just as racism in St. Louis continues to be denied

  • News

    January 31, 2001

    New Kid, Old School

    Francis G. Slay wants to push a troubled city to the future, and he doesn't think "politics" is a dirty word.

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Hand-Me-Down District

    After 32 years, Bill Clay is retiring from his congressional seat. He wants to leave it to his son, but a crowded, eccentric field of candidates is contesting the will.

  • News

    October 27, 1999


    Duncan Bauman is alive and well, and still trying to have the last word. Period.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 1999


    A new film documents the proud history and sad end of Homer G. Phillips Hospital

  • News

    August 18, 1999


    A KSDK-TV "Cover Story" on the closing of Homer G. Phillips Hospital misses the point; the Shroud of Turin creates a flap