Iowa Press - Episodes for 2017

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: January 30

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we cover potential political blowback of a Trump trade war, Bruce Rastetter's future, and Iowa legislative red herrings or real issues (depending on your perspective).

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on his future, as well as successes under his Regents leadership

January 27, 2017 | 3 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter says he's not sure if he wants to be reappointed to another term on the Board when his current term expires at the end of April.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on what's expected of new UNI president

January 27, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter lays out what issues and tasks he and the Board expect the new president of the University of Northern Iowa to tackle.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on trade and ethanol under Trump

January 27, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter, who also has personal involvement in agribusiness, says President Donald Trump understands trade.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on controversy over ISU President Leath's flights

January 27, 2017 | 1 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter talks about how the Regents handled controversy over Iowa State University President Steven Leath's use of an airplane.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: January 23

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we cover the Iowa political pendulum, Branstad’s political evolution, and the early signs of a potential presidential Obama.

Reporters’ Roundtable

Reporters’ Roundtable

January 20, 2017 | 29 min

A changing of the guard in Washington and right here in Iowa. One already complete with now President Trump. In Iowa a new Governor is waiting at the Statehouse.

Governor Terry Branstad

Governor Terry Branstad

January 13, 2017 | 29 min

Transition time. Iowa's Governor's Office focusing on maintaining momentum, seamless transition. We're questioning republican Governor and U.S.

Condition of the State 2017: Reporters' Roundtable

Condition of the State 2017: Reporters' Roundtable

January 10, 2017 | 17 min

Reporters discuss Governor Terry E. Branstad’s Condition of the State Address presented to the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday, January 10.

Retrospective - Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidates on Iowa Press

January 6, 2017 | 3 min

A look back at more than 40 years of presidential candidates campaigning for the Iowa Caucuses on Iowa Press.

Retrospective - Governors

Iowa Governors on Iowa Press

January 6, 2017 | 3 min

An Iowa Press flashback to the first program appearances for future Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack.

Retrospective - Senators

Iowa Senators on Iowa Press

January 6, 2017 | 2 min

Dean Borg shares his thoughts on questioning Iowa Press guests with clips from the early 1980s of Sen. Tom Harkin, Sen. John Culver and Sen. Charles Grassley.

Dean Borg Retrospective

Dean Borg Retrospective

January 6, 2017 | 29 min

Hello, I'm Dean Borg. For more than 40 years, Iowa Public Television has broadcast this very program, Iowa Press, a roundtable interview show covering topics inside our state's borders and beyond.

Condition of the State 2017

Condition of the State 2017

January 10, 2017 | 57 min

Governor Terry E. Branstad’s Condition of the State Address presented to the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday, January 10.