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Stories Tagged "roads"

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John F. Lacey - National Park Conservationist (#1018)

posted on November 24, 2008 at 4:16 PM

John F. Lacey - National Park Conservationist  (#1018)
An introduction to Major John Fletcher Lacey, who in his time, was known far and wide as “the father of the American conservation movement.” 09:10 Read More »

William Temple Hornaday - Iowan who helped save U.S. buffalo from extinction (#427)

posted on November 24, 2008 at 4:15 PM

William Temple Hornaday - Iowan who helped save U.S. buffalo from extinction  (#427)
This 1994 video tells the story of William Temple Hornaday, an American credited with saving the buffalo from extinction. In the late 1800s, Iowa taxidermist William Temple Hornaday used what he learned from his career to save the lives of... 07:00 Read More »

1921 Boy Scouts' Adventure to Yellowstone (#214)

posted on November 19, 2008 at 5:52 PM

1921 Boy Scouts' Adventure to Yellowstone (#214)
In 1921, boy scouts from Clinton, Iowa had a big adventure - a road trip in Model T's to Yellowstone National Park. They were heralded as heros, winding through mountains on dirt roads, splashing through rivers without bridges, and even meeting... 09:42 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 »

Discussion: Iowa's Roads & Bridges (#132)

posted on January 30, 2008 at 9:46 AM

Nancy Richardson, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, and Tom Rielly, chairman of the Iowa Senate Transportation committee discuss the state of Iowa's roads and bridges with Paul Yeager. Read More »

Iowa's Roads & Bridges (#132)

posted on January 25, 2008 at 1:23 PM

Iowa's Roads & Bridges (#132)
Amid worries about whether Americans can afford gasoline comes dispatches that the country is going to need to pony up to rebuild its transportation system. The Minneapolis bridge collapse of 2007 delivered a psychological jolt to drivers... 04:38 Read More »

Roads and Bridges (Full Program) (#132)

posted on January 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Roads and Bridges (Full Program) (#132)
Full Program: Roads, bridges and a whole lot more about infrastructure will be the focus of our next The Iowa Journal. We’ll also take a look how we can pay for the systems we need. 27:47 Read More »

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)

posted on January 19, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)
If you commit a crime in Iowa, and you’re African American, your chance of going to jail is 14 times greater than if you are Caucasian. It's been a problem for decades, and Iowa Governor Chet Culver is determined to make inroads in alleviating the... 04:00 Read More »

All Roads Lead to Jimmie Porter (#118)

posted on December 6, 2007 at 4:59 PM

All Roads Lead to Jimmie Porter (#118)
Jimmie Porter, who died November 14, 2007, in Waterloo, gave voice to minorities in his community for decades. Porter was a vocal African-American activist whose projects included providing food and shelter and education for low income... Read More »

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)

posted on November 19, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)
Dan Kaercher goes to the Putnam Museum in Davenport, where a look back 500 years – even 2000 years - gives us a new perspective on the present. Located right along the Mississippi River, for many years, Davenport was at the crossroads of the... Read More »

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