Ralph K. Andrist graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a major in journalism from the University of Minnesota in 1935. During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Tulagi, in Europe and the Pacific. Ralph was a renowned as scholar, radio journalist, and author.
On May 14, 1804, a party of explorers dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson set off up the Missouri River into America's newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Under the leadership of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the men of the Corps of Discovery w...[SEE MORE]