Paul Schneider http://news.stlpublicradio.org en How America's 'Old Man River' Shaped History http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/how-americas-old-man-river-shaped-history <p>From transporting Native Americans to the founding of the United States and beyond, the Mississippi River is an integral part of American history.</p><p>In his new book, <em>Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History</em>, author Paul Schneider weaves together all of these stories and more to tell the greater story of a continent formed and transformed by a river which both divides and unites.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:16:10 +0000 Camille Phillips 30988 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org How America's 'Old Man River' Shaped History