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Stories Tagged "war"

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Terrorism, Iran, and Kathryn Koob (Full Program) (#308)

posted on October 30, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Terrorism, Iran, and Kathryn Koob (Full Program) (#308)
Full Program: Kathryn Koob, who was taken hostage in Iran in 1979 talks with host Paul Yeager about her time as a hostage, her views on Iran today, and her belief that one of her captors is a well-known Iranian figure of today. 28:46 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 »

Glen McDole - Tribute to a WWII Veteran (#301)

posted on September 8, 2009 at 7:20 PM

Glen McDole - Tribute to a WWII Veteran  (#301)
Glen McDole, was a veteran of World War II who was held hostage by the Japanese, and lived to tell his story in a book and on Iowa Public Television. He died on September 3, 2009, and this is a brief tribute to him. 00:38 Read More »

Robert B.J. Jackson - Iraq Veteran and Amputee (#0)

posted on March 26, 2009 at 1:50 PM

The latest war in Iraq has found Iowans again risking life and limb in the line of duty. This reality hit home recently when we heard the story of specialist Robert Jackson, an Iowa National Guard soldier who had to have both legs amputated after... Read More »

What Should You Know About the Korean War? (Full Program) (#161)

posted on May 26, 2008 at 12:00 AM

What Should You Know About the Korean War? (Full Program) (#161)
Full Program: It was the bloodiest foreign war in U.S. history, but what do you know about the Korean War? This is a primer. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Korean War and Iowa Veterans (#161)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 5:26 PM

Discussion: Korean War and Iowa Veterans (#161)
Senator Jack Kibbie talks about his experiences as a Korean War Sergeant First Class, and about legislation he's working on for Iowa veterans. 15:10 Read More »

Senate President Jack Kibbie's Korean War Experience (Web Exclusive) (#161)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

Senate President Jack Kibbie's Korean War Experience (Web Exclusive) (#161)
President of the Iowa Senate, Jack Kibbie, tells of his experiences during the Korean War. 11:27 Read More »

Korean War and Iowa Veterans (Feature) (#161)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 10:31 AM

Korean War and Iowa Veterans (Feature) (#161)
The bloodiest foreign war in U.S. history is also its least-known. Learn about the Korean War on The Iowa Journal. 04:23 Read More »

History of Veterans Benefits (#112)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:19 AM

History of Veterans Benefits (#112)
Historically, the nation has tried to provide for its returning soldiers. Following World War Two, veterans benefits were grounded in the logistics of returning thousands of soldiers to their hometowns and transforming the nation to a peacetime... 04:23 Read More »

B-29 Bombadiers In World War II (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

B-29 Bombadiers In World War II  (#116)
In July of 2002, a select group of veterans of World War II gathered in Cedar Rapids to celebrate an airplane that symbolizes their priceless contribution to our liberty. Read More »

The Women's Army Corps in World War II (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Women's Army Corps in World War II (#116)
Soon after our country became immersed in World War II, Congress decided to allow women in the military. A gathering back in 2000 presented an opportunity to salute members of the Women's Army Corps whose military strengths helped win a war. Read More »

Discussion: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder In Iraq War Veterans (#102)

posted on November 10, 2006 at 12:00 AM

While soldiers commonly suffer injuries that result in battle scars, war can also leave its mark in ways not immediately apparent. Major James Rachal, Pat Wilson and Peter Bieber discuss post-traumatic stress disorder as it applies to Iraq war... Read More »

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