Episode 35: "The Border between Them" - Jeremy Neely (Border Wars, Part 2)
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 features a conversation with Jeremy Neely about his book, "The Border between Them: Violence and Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line," published by the University of Missouri Press.
About the Guest: Jeremy Neely holds a PhD in History from the University of Missouri. Presently, he serves as an assistant professor of history at Missouri State University. His book, “The Border between Them: Violence and Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line,” was published by the University of Missouri Press in 2007.