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The Real Cost of the War (Full Program) (#112)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

The Real Cost of the War  (Full Program) (#112)
Full Program: After World War II, the G.I. Bill not only provided health care for returning veterans, but also jump-started the American middle-class. What are today's policies doing to help veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan? That's the focus of this episode... 27:47 Read More »

News Analysis: October 11, 2007 (#102)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 1:01 PM

Economic opportunity is a hot topic this week. Wind power is fueling not only a boom in energy production but manufacturing in several communities. But other Iowa communities are feeling the emotional, civic, and economic impact of the Iraq war,... Read More »

The Barnett Brothers at Iwo Jima (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 1:37 PM

The Barnett Brothers at Iwo Jima (#115)
The compelling story of the Barnett brothers who, sixty years after fighting the battle of Iwo Jima, returned to the tiny island with their own loyal brigade of family and friends. Read More »

The Fly Boys B-17 Bombadiers (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Fly Boys B-17 Bombadiers (#115)
Stories of World War II as told by the crew members of B-17 bombers. Iowans share 65-year-old memories of strategic bombing strikes that changed the course of the war. Read More »

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)
Stories of World War II as told by the Tuskegee Airmen, who overcame not only the expected obstacles of war but also the indignities of racial prejudice. 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 »

Iowans in World War II - Part 2 (Full Program) (#116)

posted on September 5, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Iowans in World War II - Part 2 (Full Program) (#116)
Full Program: In the spirit of Ken Burns' PBS documentary "The War," Assignment Iowa is looking back at some of our most compelling stories of World War II - tales of Iowa men and women who helped preserve our liberties. 27:45 Read More »

Iowans in World War II - Part 1 (Full Program) (#115)

posted on September 5, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Iowans in World War II - Part 1 (Full Program) (#115)
Full Program: In the spirit of Ken Burns' PBS documentary "The War," Assignment Iowa is looking back at some of our most compelling stories of World War II - tales of Iowa men and women who helped preserve our liberties. 27:45 Read More »

Iowa Veteran of the War in Iraq: Jaymie Holschlag (#102)

posted on November 10, 2006 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Veteran of the War in Iraq: Jaymie Holschlag (#102)
As a medic with Task Force Iron Hawk, Jaymie Holschlag's job was to make sure her fellow soldiers survived their dangerous duty. Their mission was to help save lives by finding and disarming deadly bombs in Ramadi, Iraq. Read More »

Iowa Veteran of the War in Iraq: Joe Gottschalk (#102)

posted on November 10, 2006 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Veteran of the War in Iraq: Joe Gottschalk (#102)
Even after beating death by just a fraction of an inch, Tipton native Joe Gottschalk says he's ready to return to take care of what he calls some unfinished business. Read More »

Spc. Jaymie Holschlag, Iowa Army National Guard (Extended Interview) (#102)

posted on November 10, 2006 at 12:00 AM

Spc. Jaymie Holschlag, Iowa Army National Guard (Extended Interview) (#102)
In this extended interview, Iraq war veteran Jaymie Holschlag shares her memories of deployment overseas, the horrors of combat, and adjusting to life on home soil. Read More »

Sergeant Joe Allen Gottschalk, Iowa Army National Guard (Extended Interview) (#102)

posted on November 10, 2006 at 12:00 AM

Sergeant Joe Allen Gottschalk, Iowa Army National Guard (Extended Interview) (#102)
Iraq war veteran Joe Gottschalk shares his memories in this extended interview of losing a fellow Iowan in combat, receiving a Purple Heart from the President, and his hopes of returning to the battlefront. 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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