Ste. Genevieve: A Walk Through the Oldest Town West of the Mississippi

In this episode of Saint Louis In Tune, Arnold Stricker and Mark Langston discuss the historical significance of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, through the lens of Valerie Battle Kienzle's new book, 'Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, A Walk Through History.' The hosts delve into the charming and lesser-known aspects of Ste. Genevieve's history, its founding, and architectural uniqueness, emphasizing its cultural and historical significance beyond its quaint allure.

The episode transitions to highlight Jerry Seinfeld's commencement speech at Duke University, where he blends humor with life advice for the graduates: the importance of hard work, attention, love, and, most importantly, maintaining a sense of humor throughout life's journey.

[00:00] Introduction to Saint Louis In Tune

[00:57] A Return to Civility: The Art of Receiving Gifts

[02:23] Exploring Ste. Genevieve, Missouri: A Walk Through History

[06:37] Architectural Marvels and Historical Gems of Ste. Genevieve

[11:03] The Rich History and Cultural Significance of Ste. Genevieve

[21:37] Valerie Battle Kienzle's Book Signing Events and Final Thoughts

[26:05] Saint Louis In Tune: A Reflection on the Show's Mission

[27:42] Introducing the Welcome Corps: A New Service Opportunity

[29:20] Exploring Historical Settlements and Their Evolution

[30:10] Graduation Season Highlights: Jerry Seinfeld's Commencement Speech

[31:06] Jerry Seinfeld's Wisdom: A Full Commencement Speech Breakdown

[46:04] Post-Speech Reflections: Money, Work, and the Essence of Humor

[47:51] Celebrating National Days and Embracing Everyday Humor

[54:26] Closing Thoughts and the Importance of Keeping a Light Heart

This is Season 7! For more episodes, go to stlintune.com

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