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Seg. 1: 100 Years Of Swimwear | Seg. 2: How To Swim| Seg. 3: Jane Doe Revue

Segment 1: 100 Years Of Swimwear

A new clothing exhibition at the Kansas City Museum at the Historic Garment District focuses on the history of swim fashion. Looking back on the past 100 years, the exhibit examines the changes in swimwear fashion until the modern age. We talk to the collections specialist from the museum about the exhibit and how changes in swimwear reflect changes in our society and culture. 

Segment 2, beginning at 21:14: How to swim

With summer on the horizon, community pools are now open and ready for the public — including those learning to swim for the first time. We talk to an aquatics director about water safety, tips for learning to swim, and how she's seen her local pool change over the years.

  • Danielle Randle, aquatics director, Linwood YMCA

Segment 3, beginning at 34:55: Jane Doe Revue

The Jane Doe Revue is a female rock orchestra group, with members from local bands across Missouri and the country. We talk to the founder about the group's origins, what it's like to work and perform with an all-women group, and what people can expect from the group's upcoming performance Saturday, June 8 at the recordBar.

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