Living in Iowa
Janusz Bardach, Micheal Carey (#1247)
During World War II, Janusz Bardach, a 20-year-old Polish Jew, escaped the Nazi invasion by fleeing to Russia. There he was forced to enlist in the Red Army, but Stalin to labor camps in Siberia.
This week on Living in Iowa, learn how this Iowa City man made the journey from slave laborer to world-class plastic surgeon during one of the last interviews he gave before his death in the summer of 2002. Also, learn how Bardach told his story through his book, in Iowa, meet Michael Carey, a poet from New Jersey who met and married an Iowa woman. Carey moved to Farragut to help out on his wife fth-generation family farm, only to have a rude yet magical awakening.
Also this week, meet General Jack Pershing. During World War I, General Jack raised over $40,000 for the American Red Cross. This is a considerable achievement for anyone, but considering General Jack is a rooster, it is even more incredible. This week Living in Iowa tells viewers the story of General Jack and how he raised the funds.
And finally this week, Living in Iowa takes viewers to Nine Eagles State Park to a windy day in May. Watch the wind play with the forest and the various plants within the park.
Living in Iowa will air on Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m., Friday, October 11 at 8:30 p.m., and on Tuesday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m. on all Iowa Public Television stations. Living in Iowa invites phone calls at 800-532-1290 and email at its web site: iptv.org/livinginiowa. For more information, visit www.iptv.org.
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