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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 »

How Does the Caucus Work? (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

How Does the Caucus Work? (#124)
For Democrats, the mechanics of selecting a nominee are not for the mathematically challenged. For an explanation we turn to the head chef of the Political Kitchen, Bob Singer, who utilizes commodities to illustrate caucus math. 05:49 Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)
Full Program: Stadium build outs, sky boxes, 7-figure coaching salaries, and lucrative TV and endorsement deals have become staples of big time college athletics. So too have recruiting scandals, and scholarships to academically and socially-challenged... 27:48 Read More »

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)
Full Program: There are critics of Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses who complain the state wields undue influence in the selection of the next president. They complain the state is too rural, too white, too smart to be representative of the nation as the... 28:45 Read More »

Journalists Discuss Presidential Debates 2008 (#120)

posted on December 14, 2007 at 2:19 PM

Journalists Discuss Presidential Debates 2008 (#120)
Full Program: Iowa Public Television hosted The Des Moines Register presidential debates on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13. To discuss the candidates and their appearance at the debates, The Iowa Journal brings together a panel of national... 28:01 Read More »

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)
Visit Corning, another of Iowa's Main Street Communities as designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Named for Erastus Corning, a prominent 19th century New York state capitalist who earned great wealth and political office,... Read More »

Undecided Voters (Full Program) (#110)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Undecided Voters (Full Program) (#110)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal discusses the candidates and the 2008 election with Time magazine and ABC News political analyst Mark Halperin. Halperin has covered White House races for nearly two decades, bringing a wealth of hands-on expertise to his new... 27:45 Read More »

Essay: Nicholas Johnson on Taxes and Corporate Tax Breaks (#106)

posted on October 26, 2007 at 9:19 AM

Essay: Nicholas Johnson on Taxes and Corporate Tax Breaks (#106)
Nicholas Johnson is a visiting law professor at the University of Iowa. In a previous life he was a member of the Federal Communications Commission. He remains a populist, and while he is still concerned about the current condition of the... 03:30 Read More »

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)

posted on October 19, 2007 at 3:31 PM

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)
Democrat, Republican or Independent, nearly every poll of Americans reveals that the cost and availability of health care are big political issues. So too are other matters of family financial security, like pension viability, or mortgage... 01:28 Read More »

Former Iowa Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack (Full Program) (#105)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Former Iowa Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack (Full Program) (#105)
Full Program: Having held the state's highest office for a combined 24 years consecutively, Branstad and Vilsack discuss access to quality health care, long-term financial security and where they think the presidential candidates should stand on these... 27:48 Read More »

Climate Change (Full Program) (#106)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Climate Change (Full Program) (#106)
Full Program: What are the effects of global climate change on Iowa? How will life be altered and what we can do about it is the focus of this week’s Iowa Journal. 27:47 Read More »

The Role of the Press (Full Program) (#109)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Role of the Press (Full Program) (#109)
Full Program: A panel of Iowa journalists and media watchers discuss the responsibility of the press in times of national crisis. 27:38 Read More »

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: What is immigration’s real impact on the state? In this edition of Assignment Iowa, we hear from those who study it, those who control it, and those who live it, on immigration’s economic, educational and social implications, as well as what... 27:49 Read More »

Economics of Immigration (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Economics of Immigration (#107)
There are currently seven million undocumented workers in the U.S. Their impact is economic, political and cultural. 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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