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Landmarks and Legends, Cultural Rendezvous, and Trade Currents are three (broadcast) programs that now available to you on video or you can watch them on our Web site through streaming video. Use these to learn interesting Mississippi River information and view the wonders of this national treasure. Your local AEA has copies of all three videos. Or follow the instructions of viewing streaming video to watch these online. Descriptions of the videos follow.

The links below go to archived Web sites and are for reference only. As these sites are no longer maintained, not all links will work and some information may be out of date.

Video Descriptions

Mississippi River: Landmarks and Legends
Originally live, this event was broadcast from the Mississippi River Museum on the banks of the river in Dubuque, Iowa. Important river issues are presented and discussed. River experts - including a steamboat captain, fish and wildlife experts, a Mark Twain impersonator, an Indian artifact curator, and several historians - answer questions posed by Iowa middle school students.

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Mississippi River: Cultural Rendezvous
Originally live, this event was broadcast from Dubuque, Iowa; Memphis, Tennessee; and New Orleans, Louisiana. Attention is focused on the melting pot of people that have lived along the river and the rich and diverse culture that exists because of them. Music, including American Indian, jazz, and zydeco are discussed, as are the foods and festivals of towns and cities along the river. The show also includes questions and answers with middle school students around the country.

Web Site


Mississippi River: Trade Currents
Originally live, this event was broadcast from Dubuque, Iowa; Memphis, Tennessee; and New Orleans, Louisiana. The role the river plays in transportation and commerce, as well as its importance to local and overseas markets, are presented and discussed. The show also includes questions and answers with middle school students around the country.

Web Site

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