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Central Standard

The Hall Of Famous Missourians

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Walt Disney, Mark Twain and John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, all have in common that they've called Missouri their home and are honored in the Missouri Capital building's Hall of Famous Missourians.

How do you get into the Hall of Famous Missourians?

There's one person who gets to nominate people to be inducted and that's the Speaker of the House.

Central Standard speaks with Tom Jones, Representative for the 110th district of Missouri and current speaker of the house, about this history of the hall and how he goes about making his decision about who to nominate.

Guests:

  • Tim Jones, Speaker of the House, representative for Missouri's 110 district
Central Standard
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter @MLMIndustries.