KMOX Profiles: Diana NyadDiana Nyad broke the women's world record for swimming Capri to Naples 22-miles. She swam at the age of 30 102-miles from the Bahamas to Miami. And at the age of 64 in her 5th attempt, she swam 111-miles from Cuba to Florida.
KMOX Profiles: Dr. Peter Wyse-JacksonDr. Peter Wyse-Jackson is the President of the Missouri Botanical Gardens, which hosted the Global Partnership for Plant Conservation Conference. This event attracted scientists from all over the planet, a real distinction for the city of St. Louis.
KMOX Profiles: Grace BumbryGrace Bumbry is originally from St. Louis and at the age of 23, made her operatic debut in Paris where she received 42 curtain calls and went on to become one of the greatest sopranos of the 21st century. Her career also had a KMOX connection.
KMOX Profiles: Jack LaneJack Lane initiated musical theater at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood 30 years ago, calling it "Stages St. Louis." We'll talk about those 30 years and his Tony-award winning productions. This week he's nominated for a Tony for "The Humans."
KMOX Profiles: Dr. Carlos VargasDr. Carlos Vargas is the 18th President of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO.
Call for Investigation Into Community College TrusteeCandace Gardner signed affidavit saying she had paid taxes; court records show two liens.
KMOX Profiles: Curtis SittenfeldCurtis Sittenfeld lives in St. Louis. She's written about her hometown of Cincinnati in her new novel, "Eligible," a modern retelling of "Pride and Prejudice." She's written four books for a total of 1.6-million copies in print in 25 different languages.
Reardon, Brennan Among Nation's Top 100 Talk Show HostsKMOX's Charlie Brennan and Mark Reardon have been named among the nation's 100 most influential talk show hosts.
KMOX Profiles: Sam FiorelloSam Fiorello is the COO at the Danforth Plant Science Center. It's mission: Improve the human condition; Feed the hungry and improve human health; Preserve and renew our environment; Enhance the region as the world's center for plant science.
KMOX Profiles: Richard MarkRichard Mark is President of Ameren Illinois companies responsible for electric and gas distribution to more than 1.2 million electric and 816,000 gas customers throughout 75% of the state of Illinois.
KMOX Profiles: Diane RehmDiane Rehm has hosted "The Diane Rehm Show" on WAMU 88.5FM in Washington D.C. since 1979. The show is distributed by NPR. Currently, it's broadcasted on about 200 stations and Sirius Satellite Radio as well as the Armed Forces Radio Network.
LISTEN: Hillary Clinton with KMOX’s Charlie BrennanThe centerpiece for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's campaign is "getting the economy growing and producing good jobs for everybody."