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KU Professor's Book Explores Growth of Kansas City

KC AT NIGHT3A view of Union Station and the Kansas City skyline at night.  (Photo from AmericasWonderlands.com)University of Kansas Geography Professor James "Pete" Shortridge has penned a new book that explores the evolution of Kansas City.  The book describes how and why Kansas City grew into a thriving metropolis serving two states.  Commentator Rex Buchanan just read the book and says Kansas Citians can learn a lot about their city by checking it out.


SHORTRIDGECommentator Rex Buchanan is the Interim Director of the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas and a regular contributor to Kansas Public Radio.  He's also the co-author of the book "Roadside Kansas."

Jim Shortridge's book is published by University Press of Kansas.

Production assistance for this commentary was provided by KPR News Intern Dana McCoy.



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