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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 »

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 »

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)
What's the fuss about the Iowa caucuses? We explore the history, the process and the influence that the Iowa caucus has on the nation's body politic. 06:02 Read More »

Iowa Legislative History (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

Iowa Legislative History (#105)
Iowa Senate President Jack Kibbie recalls the last time that Democrats held control of both the Iowa legislature and the Governor’s office in 1965. 03:12 Read More »
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