Thomas Hart Benton
The Missouri Mural
Clip | 5m 11s
Thomas Hart Benton was commissioned to paint a mural depicting the social history of Missouri. Located in the Missouri state capitol, the honest and sometimes dark depictions of Missouri’s history resulted in some controversy.
Aired: 05/02/17 |
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