St. Louis Brewing History

Sharon Smith talked about the Lemp Brewing Company, at one time the largest brewer in St. Louis, and how prohibition brought an end to… read more

Sharon Smith talked about the Lemp Brewing Company, at one time the largest brewer in St. Louis, and how prohibition brought an end to its success. The closing of Lemp brewing company allowed another St. Louis brewer, Anheuser-Busch, to take its place. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 17-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Smith, Sharon Curator Missouri History Museum->Civic and Personal Identity

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St. Louis Brewing History

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319671-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 23, 2014

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  • Jun 21, 2014 | 2:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2014 | 11:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2014 | 3:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2014 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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