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Margaret Stratton, Iowa Artist (#112)

Margaret Stratton, Iowa Artist (#112)

posted on July 8, 2008 at 5:40 PM

Iowa City photographer and University of Iowa Professor, Margaret Stratton, creates images that make us think about odd juxtapositions of place, ritual, and human activity. Read More »
Fred Easker, Iowa Artist (#112)

Fred Easker, Iowa Artist (#112)

posted on July 8, 2008 at 5:36 PM

Fred Easker is a Cedar Rapids artist who, like Grant Wood once did, finds inspiration in the rolling hills of northeast Iowa. 08:50 Read More »
Jim Shrosbree, Iowa Artist (#112)

Jim Shrosbree, Iowa Artist (#112)

posted on July 8, 2008 at 5:35 PM

Fairfield sculptor and Maharishi University Professor Jim Shrosbree explores an inner landscape where "reality" is elusive. 07:42 Read More »
The Barnett Brothers at Iwo Jima (#115)

The Barnett Brothers at Iwo Jima (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 1:37 PM

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)

The Fly Boys B-17 Bombadiers (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

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)

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

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 »
Iowa Quakers Save World War II Refugees (#116)

Iowa Quakers Save World War II Refugees (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Iowans can be proud of the efforts of a small group of Quakers from West Branch, IA who helped keep European refugees out of Hitler’s reach. Read More »
B-29 Bombadiers In World War II  (#116)

B-29 Bombadiers In World War II (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

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)

The Women's Army Corps in World War II (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

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)

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

posted on September 5, 2007 at 9:52 AM

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)

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

posted on September 5, 2007 at 9:52 AM

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 »
Hancher's Executive Director has Fond Memories (#114)

Hancher's Executive Director has Fond Memories (#114)

posted on June 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Charles Swanson, Executive Director of Hancher Auditorium, reflects on the impact that the Hancher has had on the community. 00:31 Read More »
Local organizations get involved in the Joffrey visit (#114)

Local organizations get involved in the Joffrey visit (#114)

posted on June 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Local organizations, like Children's Square U.S.A. in Council Bluffs, get involved in the Joffrey visit. Carol Wood, President and C.E.O. of Children's Square U.S.A., discusses her organization's investment in the arts. Read More »
Hancher/Joffrey tour is a major undertaking (#114)

Hancher/Joffrey tour is a major undertaking (#114)

posted on June 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Charles Swanson, Executive Director of Hancher Auditorium, elaborates on the major effort involved in The Hancher/Joffrey River to River tour. Read More »
Benefits of The Joffrey's visits (#114)

Benefits of The Joffrey's visits (#114)

posted on June 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The benefits of The Joffrey's visits extend beyond their actual presence. Richard Stanley explains the value of bringing the Joffrey's professional level of skill to Iowa communities. Read More »
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