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Further Discussion of the Pope's Visit to Rural Iowa (Episode 304)

posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:40 AM

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In 1979, the most well-traveled Pontiff in the world visited rural Iowa. Iowa Journal reminisces about that moment in history. This is an additional half hour of discussion that includes additional voices in remembrance of an event that drew unprecedented crowds to Iowa. The studio guests are Ken Quinn, President of the World Food Prize, Tom Morain, Graceland University in Lamoni, Monsignor Stephen Orr and Monsignor Frank Bognanno. (27:45)

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