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Author Gail Sheehy talks about caregiving (#331)

posted on May 26, 2010 at 10:59 AM

Author Gail Sheehy talks about caregiving  (#331)
Author Gail Sheehy presents some of her findings on who is caring for the elderly in America. 01:50 Read More »

Author Peter Hedges Visits Des Moines (#327)

posted on April 29, 2010 at 3:15 PM

Author Peter Hedges Visits Des Moines (#327)
This is an excerpt of a speech by author and film maker Peter Hedges. Hedges was in Iowa in April of 2010. 00:49 Read More »

Jane Mayer on American Torture Tactics (#308)

posted on October 30, 2009 at 3:38 PM

Jane Mayer on American Torture Tactics (#308)
The views of author Jane Mayer, whose book, "Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals," documents U.S. torture tactics on detainees as part of the post- 9/11 war on terror. 02:33 Read More »

Dewey Readmore Books - Remembrance (#824)

posted on March 6, 2009 at 2:40 PM

Dewey Readmore Books - Remembrance (#824)
A classic Iowa Public Television story from 1998 remembers Spencer Library Cat, Dewey Readmore Books, now the subject of a best-selling book by Vicki Myron. 03:15 Read More »

Dewey Readmore Books - Original Version (#824)

posted on March 5, 2009 at 6:42 PM

Dewey Readmore Books - Original Version (#824)
Two cats tame their towns. A classic Iowa Public Television story from 1998. Dewey Readmore Books is one of two cats featured in this feature. 06:30 Read More »

Paul Engle - Poet and Advocate of Iowa Writers' Workshop (#0)

posted on November 24, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Paul Engle - Poet and Advocate of Iowa Writers' Workshop  (#0)
Paul Engle, poet and 25-years the director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and co-founder of the International Writer's Workshops in Iowa City, is profiled. 25:56 Read More »

Discussion: Green Living and Eliminating Household Toxins (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 1:27 PM

Discussion: Green Living and Eliminating Household Toxins (#155)
author and consultant Linda Mason Hunter and Lynnae Hentzen, Executive Director of the Center on Sustainable Communities in Iowa, discuss ways to breathe easier in our homes. 14:42 Read More »

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 9:56 AM

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)
Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. Read More »

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)
Full Program: Featured guest of this program is Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. Mr. Pitt addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 26:46 Read More »

Marvin Bell On Becoming Iowan (#117)

posted on December 4, 2007 at 1:50 PM

Marvin Bell On Becoming Iowan (#117)
For Marvin Bell, a long-time professor at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a former Iowa Poet laureate, and perhaps for many new Iowans, acquiring the identity of an Iowan comes in accepting and appreciating all the things that Iowa... Read More »

Paul Berge: Iowa, Land Between Two Rivers (#115)

posted on November 27, 2007 at 1:50 PM

Paul Berge: Iowa, Land Between Two Rivers (#115)
From time to time, we invite commentary from our fellow Iowans, personal perspectives of life in the state. This week, we hear from author, humorist and pilot, Paul Berge, who shares with us a view of our state from a thousand feet up. 03:33 Read More »

Mark Halperin Discusses the 2008 Iowa Caucuses (#110)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 7:08 PM

One of the political prophets who foretold much of the behavior of this year's election cycle's campaigns is Mark Halperin, author of the book "The Undecided Voter's Guide To The Next President" and "The Way to Win." Mr. Halperin is a former... Read More »

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