21 min

Episode 38: The Border War of 1960-61 (Border Wars, Part 5‪)‬ Our Missouri

    • Society & Culture

With the announced renewal of the Missouri-Kansas sports rivalry in 2019, Our Missouri opens the first half of Season 3 with an examination of the origins and history behind this rivalry, while also looking at the conflicts that defined Missouri's borders and identity before, during, and after the Civil War. This episode takes the listener back 60 years to the fateful school year of 1960-61 when the rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas escalated to such an intense level that both schools debated cancelling future athletic events.

With the announced renewal of the Missouri-Kansas sports rivalry in 2019, Our Missouri opens the first half of Season 3 with an examination of the origins and history behind this rivalry, while also looking at the conflicts that defined Missouri's borders and identity before, during, and after the Civil War. This episode takes the listener back 60 years to the fateful school year of 1960-61 when the rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas escalated to such an intense level that both schools debated cancelling future athletic events.

21 min

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