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Second Changes: Iowa Drug Offender Shares Her Story (#1103)

Second Changes: Iowa Drug Offender Shares Her Story (#1103)

posted on January 16, 2014 at 12:02 PM

22-year old Amy Cresswell was sentenced to federal prison for her role in the drug-related death of her 14-year old cousin. She spent time following her sentence visiting schools in southeast Iowa talking about how drugs killed her cousin and... 08:38 Read More »
Peregrine Falcons in the Mississippi River Valley (#1209)

Peregrine Falcons in the Mississippi River Valley (#1209)

posted on December 5, 2013 at 12:16 PM

After DDT pushed peregrine falcons to the brink of extinction, Bob Anderson works to build a population that would once again nest along the upper Mississippi River Valley. The documentary follows Bob from 1998 through 2002 as he pursues his... 26:04 Read More »
Mobile Museum of Motor Vehicles (#927)

Mobile Museum of Motor Vehicles (#927)

posted on August 24, 2012 at 4:35 PM

LIVING IN IOWA hitches a ride with MotorIoway and shares the sights and sounds of a week-long 1,000 mile road trip across the state as over 180 vintage vehicles pass through more than 30 counties and 80 communities. Featured towns/areas: Des... 24:46 Read More »
The Mayo Clinic Piano Players - Marlow & Frances Cowan (#622)

The Mayo Clinic Piano Players - Marlow & Frances Cowan (#622)

posted on April 5, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Here's the story behind the engaging "piano players of Mayo Clinic" - a YouTube sensation - Marlow and Frances Cowan. 09:00 Read More »
Jan Fleming - Grotesques and Gargoyles (#1123)

Jan Fleming - Grotesques and Gargoyles (#1123)

posted on May 13, 2009 at 12:18 PM

Historic preservationist, Jan Fleming, is engrossed in grotesques which are faces carved in stone on buildings scattered around Des Moines. This story originally aired on Iowa Public Television in April of 2001. 07:19 Read More »
Nursing Shortage in Iowa - 2003 (#1324)

Nursing Shortage in Iowa - 2003 (#1324)

posted on April 10, 2009 at 10:38 AM

Looking back is one way to look ahead. This is a video about the pending nursing shortage in Iowa from 2003. 08:00 Read More »

Robert B.J. Jackson - Iraq Veteran and Amputee (#0)

posted on March 26, 2009 at 1:50 PM

The latest war in Iraq has found Iowans again risking life and limb in the line of duty. This reality hit home recently when we heard the story of specialist Robert Jackson, an Iowa National Guard soldier who had to have both legs amputated after... Read More »
Roy Burgess and Alexei Sokolenko - Russian Art Exchange Visit (#108)

Roy Burgess and Alexei Sokolenko - Russian Art Exchange Visit (#108)

posted on March 24, 2009 at 5:29 PM

Jefferson, Iowa artist Roy Burgess hosts the visit of Stavropol artist, Alexei Sokolenko in this 1989 video story. It originally aired in April of 1990 on Iowa Public Television. 20:00 Read More »
Iowa's Nursing Shortage - Story from 2003 (#1324)

Iowa's Nursing Shortage - Story from 2003 (#1324)

posted on March 20, 2009 at 11:17 AM

With the lowest salaries for nurses, and the highest concentration of elderly in the U.S., Iowa faces a shortage of trained nurses. This story was produced and aired in May of 2003. 10:09 Read More »
PrairieWoods Spring Video (#1324)

PrairieWoods Spring Video (#1324)

posted on March 20, 2009 at 11:17 AM

PrairieWoods retreat center in Hiawatha, Iowa, is the location for this music video showing spring flowers and a woodland path. 01:28 Read More »
Bob Cook and Gary Audsley - Heartland Lullaby (#1313)

Bob Cook and Gary Audsley - Heartland Lullaby (#1313)

posted on March 19, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Bob Cook's distinctive bass voice and Gary Audsley's distinctive bass guitar combine to form a unique blend of folk music by the long-time Des Moines musicians. First aired in 2003. 01:39 Read More »
Bob Cook and Gary Audsley - Mary Ellen Carter (#1324)

Bob Cook and Gary Audsley - Mary Ellen Carter (#1324)

posted on March 19, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Bob Cook's distinctive bass voice and Gary Audsley's distinctive bass guitar combine to form a unique blend of folk music by the long-time Des Moines musicians. Bob's lyrics and wit are a fixture on the club and coffeehouse circuit in Des... 03:02 Read More »
Peggy Whitson - Astronaut Describes 2002 Space Station Journey (#1324)

Peggy Whitson - Astronaut Describes 2002 Space Station Journey (#1324)

posted on March 19, 2009 at 11:49 AM

Astronaut Peggy Whitson describes her 'dream vacation' - 6 months on the Space Station in 2002. 17:12 Read More »
Dancing Dog - Linda Farr's Tango Partner (#1122)

Dancing Dog - Linda Farr's Tango Partner (#1122)

posted on March 10, 2009 at 4:10 PM

You've never seen a dog tango - until you've seen this video. 07:16 Read More »
Dewey Readmore Books - Remembrance (#824)

Dewey Readmore Books - Remembrance (#824)

posted on March 6, 2009 at 2:40 PM

A classic Iowa Public Television story from 1998 remembers Spencer Library Cat, Dewey Readmore Books, now the subject of a best-selling book by Vicki Myron. 03:15 Read More »
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