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Union Pacific’s “Big Boy” steam locomotive will stop in Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City

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Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during World War II, is on a 10-state tour, providing amazing photo ...

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Attendance at Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station breaks record

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A record 150,000+ tickets have been sold to the Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. exhibition at Union Station in Kansas City. “When we started planning this exhibition nearly six years ago, ...

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Powerful exhibition “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” now open at Union Station in Kansas City

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The much-anticipated exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. opened at Union Station in Kansas City this week. Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D., one of the curators, wishes there was no need to ...

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First artifacts being installed for Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station

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Four massive, original concrete posts along with barbed and high-voltage wire used as fencing to surround and divide the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp are being installed as part of a touring exhibition in ...

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Union Station commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day ahead of Auschwitz exhibit

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Union Station is joining communities around the world on Wednesday to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Station officials are encouraging the public to register for and attend an important live, online presentation ...

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Major Auschwitz exhibition coming to Kansas City in 2021

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Recent surveys reveal that a disturbing number of Americans don’t believe the Holocaust happened. This makes a major exhibition about the Auschwitz death camp that will open in Kansas City next summer ...

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Kansas City, prohibition and the FBI Part II: The Union Station Massacre in Context

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Where Prohibition was intended to tamp down the violence of alcohol, in Kansas City it escalated the it. At the Democratic Convention, Kansas City had made it known that alcohol and gambling ...

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How Kansas City Changed the FBI

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There was a time when the FBI strictly investigated and helped transfer federal prisoners across neighboring jurisdictions. Contrary to Hollywood images, the presence of Eliot Ness with submachine gun under one arm, ...

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