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Stories Tagged "politics"

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Looking Back at Khrushchev; Looking Forward towards Health Care (Full Program) (#303)

posted on September 25, 2009 at 11:13 AM

Looking Back at Khrushchev; Looking Forward towards Health Care (Full Program) (#303)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal takes a look back 50 years, to a Soviet dictator who took a nearly two-week vacation across the U.S. including a stop in Iowa. 28:45 Read More »

How Health Care Reform Affects Iowans (#303)

posted on September 25, 2009 at 11:12 AM

How Health Care Reform Affects Iowans (#303)
With the increasing cost of health care and the growing number of uninsured, come rising tempers among politicians, the public and the various interest groups over how to best ensure quality health care for all Americans. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Hospital Safety Report Card (Full Program) (#221)

posted on April 3, 2009 at 12:16 PM

Iowa Hospital Safety Report Card (Full Program) (#221)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal assesses what Iowa hospitals are doing to decrease hospital acquired infections and medical errors. 28:42 Read More »

Discussion: Hospital Safety in Iowa (#221)

posted on April 2, 2009 at 6:07 PM

Discussion: Hospital Safety in Iowa (#221)
A new World Health Organization study shows that hospitals can prevent the spread of infections and improve the safety of a hospital stay by following checklists. We'll see how Iowa hospitals are reacting. 10:23 Read More »

Iowa's Budget Crunch: Looking for Efficiencies (#213)

posted on January 23, 2009 at 10:33 AM

Iowa's Budget Crunch: Looking for Efficiencies (#213)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at government efficiencies at the state and city levels. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Iowa Government Efficiencies - New Ideas for Old Problems (#213)

posted on January 22, 2009 at 5:21 PM

Discussion: Iowa Government Efficiencies - New Ideas for Old Problems  (#213)
The Iowa Journal looks at ways the Iowa government can save money in this economy. 12:00 Read More »

Rebuilding Cedar Rapids, Iowa (#213)

posted on January 22, 2009 at 5:19 PM

Rebuilding Cedar Rapids, Iowa (#213)
A mall that was running out of tenants, gained when the flood of 2008 displaced city and county offices. Will they stay together and add the schools into the mix? 04:02 Read More »

Steps to Financial Literacy in 2009 (#212)

posted on January 16, 2009 at 10:12 AM

Steps to Financial Literacy in 2009 (#212)
The Iowa Journal examines financial literacy - what it is, why Americans may have to change their spending and savings habits, and how to navigate today's financial downturn. 04:30 Read More »

Financial Literacy in 2009 (#212)

posted on January 13, 2009 at 5:15 PM

Financial Literacy in 2009 (#212)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal examines financial literacy—what it is, why Americans may have to change their spending and savings habits, and how to navigate today's financial downturn. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion of Public Service in Iowa: What's Needed Now (#211)

posted on January 12, 2009 at 10:39 AM

Discussion of Public Service in Iowa: What's Needed Now (#211)
President-elect Obama has his plans for increasing public service in America, and they are big plans, involving dozens of existing agencies and budgeting for hundreds of billions of dollars. Will these plans include jobs and public... 11:55 Read More »

Vinton, Iowa: New Home for AmeriCorps NCCC Members (#211)

posted on January 7, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Vinton, Iowa: New Home for AmeriCorps NCCC Members  (#211)
Iowa wants young people to come to the state, and AmeriCorps has brought 160 new recruits into the state's center. What do these young adults bring with them, and how is Iowa the better for it? The Iowa Journal takes a look. 04:35 Read More »

Public Service in Iowa: Examining Obama's Plans (#211)

posted on January 5, 2009 at 2:58 PM

Public Service in Iowa: Examining Obama's Plans (#211)
Full Program: Will President-elect Obama's plans for expanding public service include jobs and public improvements in Iowa? Will the price be too high? We ask some experts to shine a light into the future of public service on The Iowa Journal. 28:46 Read More »

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)

posted on December 31, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)
Full Program: To help reflect on just what these issues mean for the state in the next year, two reporters: Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa, and Todd Dorman, a columnist with the Cedar Rapids Gazette will join host Paul Yeager on The Iowa Journal. 28:46 Read More »

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Election (#210)

posted on December 30, 2008 at 5:43 PM

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Election (#210)
From hearing room to corporate boardroom the hope is a new administration can make things work again. The new President whose campaign promise was hope, took his first campaign steps in Iowa. 01:48 Read More »

TV Producer Dayton Duncan - Historian from Iowa (#1617)

posted on December 19, 2008 at 5:46 PM

TV Producer Dayton Duncan - Historian from Iowa  (#1617)
In 2006, Dayton Duncan, historian, documentarian, and politico, visited the Iowa Public Television studios. In this clip, he speaks with Morgan Halgren about his love of history, Lewis & Clark, and National Parks. 09:18 Read More »
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