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Iowa Civil Rights: A Constitutional and Legislative Timeline (#224)

posted on April 14, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Iowa Civil Rights: A Constitutional and Legislative Timeline (#224)
The court documents before the Iowa Supreme Court's recent decision about same-sex marriage included a detailed look at the history of civil rights in Iowa, both legislatively and in the Supreme Court. This is a thumbnail look at some of the... Read More »

Jessie Field Shambaugh and the Roots of 4H (#1216)

posted on January 7, 2009 at 6:13 PM

Jessie Field Shambaugh and the Roots of 4H  (#1216)
Jessie Field Shambaugh was an educator and innovator in the early 1900s in Iowa. She is said to have been the 'mother' of 4H. Iowa Public Television gathers first-hand stories from people who knew her, including her daughter and a 107-year-old... 06:55 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 »

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 »

Out and About: Waverly, Iowa (#118)

posted on July 24, 2008 at 3:27 PM

Out and About: Waverly, Iowa (#118)
Out and About: Waverly. We'll feature the town with a world wide horse sale, college with a German history and a restaurant that also rings true to its heritage. 05:00 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 »

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 »

Toledo Training School for Girls (#151)

posted on April 17, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Toledo Training School for Girls (#151)
How do we keep Iowa juvenile delinquents from becoming adult criminals. The treatment of Iowa's youth might surprise you. Watch The Iowa Journal. 03:35 Read More »

Discussion: Juvenile Justice (#151)

posted on April 17, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Discussion: Juvenile Justice (#151)
How big a problem is juvenile justice in Iowa? What treatments work? And what could make things work better? Iowa Journal explores. 11:20 Read More »

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 2:42 PM

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future  (#135)
Iowa community college officials claim nearly 90 percent of their graduates stay in the state. The schools help expand local economies and help elevate the fortunes of their graduates. We visit Muscatine Community College to see their setup and... 05:11 Read More »

Discussion: The Role of Community Colleges in Iowa (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College, talks about how community colleges respond to the workforce needs of area businesses and students looking to begin their post-secondary education. Bob Mundt, President of the Council... Read More »

Out and About Iowa: Sioux City Art Center (#142)

posted on February 28, 2008 at 11:16 AM

Out and About Iowa: Sioux City Art Center (#142)
Iowa Journal visits the Sioux City Art Center. 04:37 Read More »

Jason Walsmith of The Nadas and Shawn Crahan of Slipknot Discuss Iowa's Music Industry (#140)

posted on February 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Jason Walsmith of The Nadas and Shawn Crahan of Slipknot Discuss Iowa's Music Industry (#140)
Thoughts on Iowa's music industry from musicians Shawn Crahan of Slipknot and Dirty Little Rabbits, and Jason Walsmith of The Nadas. Read More »
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