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Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Movement 515, Des Moines  (#0)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Movement 515, Des Moines (#0)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:33 PM

Young performers from Des Moines' diverse range of schools hone their skills in the classroom and at a weekly creative writing workshop called Movement 515. This video segment explores how students and teachers come together to combine the... 04:31 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City (#0)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City (#0)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Teen Spotlight focuses on Spoken Word Poetry in Iowa City and the Iowa Youth Writing Project's work with students at Elizabeth Tate High School. An aim of the Project, which was founded by graduates of the University of Iowa's renowned Iowa... 03:17 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry (#101)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry (#101)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Full Program: Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry, explores how the power of poetry is being heralded throughout Iowa. Rhythmic performances by Des Moines area teens examine “the jagged stuff of life” from the October 11, 2013 Share the Mic event. Teen... 28:30 Read More »
Postville: Five Years Later (#0)

Postville: Five Years Later (#0)

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:43 PM

PTV examines the community impact of the 2008 immigration and customs enforcement raid in Postville, Iowa. 28:00 Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Student-produced Bullying Videos (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Student-produced Bullying Videos (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:42 PM

In 2012, Governor Terry Branstad’s Bullying Prevention efforts called for students to develop their own videos expressing view points from across Iowa on the impact of bullying in their community. Here are highlights from the student... Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Marshalltown Student Roundtable Discussion (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Marshalltown Student Roundtable Discussion (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Join students from Marshalltown, Iowa as they analyze and define the characteristics of bullying. Learn more about cyber bullying and efforts being made to help curb bullying in schools. Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Harding Middle School Profile (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Harding Middle School Profile (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Students can remember a time when physical fights and bullying were common at Harding Middle School in Des Moines. Learn how the once troubled school has created a positive culture where students are thriving. Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Sioux City Profile (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Sioux City Profile (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 1:58 PM

The Sioux City Schools opening up their district to a documentary film crew to look at the issue of bullying. Following the film, the district, community and media joined forces to combat the problem. Read More »
African Americans in History (#0)

African Americans in History (#0)

posted on January 30, 2013 at 12:00 AM

February marks the beginning of Black History month: a time to celebrate the extraordinary African Americans upon whose shoulders an entire people were lifted. It’s also a chance to remember the considerable hardships these pioneers endured... Read More »
Iowa's WWII Stories (#0)

Iowa's WWII Stories (#0)

posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:09 PM

Full Program: More than 276,000 Iowans went into military service during World War II. 8,398 never returned. Thousands more who remained at home played major roles in winning the war, as well. The sacrifices of each of these Iowans helped determine the... 56:48 Read More »
Tavis Smiley: At the Judge Luther T. Glanton Student Achievement Banquet (#0)

Tavis Smiley: At the Judge Luther T. Glanton Student Achievement Banquet (#0)

posted on May 21, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Full Program: Tavis Smiley, a broadcaster, author, publisher, advocate, and philanthropist, delivered the keynote address at the 15th Annual Judge Luther T. Glanton Student Achievement Banquet on May 12, 2012. This fund-raiser benefited the Omicron Foundation of... 36:29 Read More »
Lost In History: Alexander Clark (#0)

Lost In History: Alexander Clark (#0)

posted on January 19, 2012 at 9:48 AM

Full Program: Because of the actions of this notable Iowan, Iowa's schools were desegregated more than 85 years before the rest of the nation. This documentary profiles Alexander Clark and his historic accomplishments. 27:10 Read More »
Wayne Johnson: Many People Help Refugees (#2007)

Wayne Johnson: Many People Help Refugees (#2007)

posted on February 9, 2011 at 2:03 PM

Former chief of the Bureau of Refugee Services Wayne Johnson talks about Iowans who helped refugees who came to Iowa from Southeast Asia in 1979. 01:02 Read More »
David Yepsen: Iowans Became Aware of Diverse Cultures (#2007)

David Yepsen: Iowans Became Aware of Diverse Cultures (#2007)

posted on February 9, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Des Moines Register columnist, David Yepsen, talks about refugees helping Iowans to be more aware of diverse cultures. 01:00 Read More »
Governor Robert D. Ray: Iowa Benefits From Refugees (#2007)

Governor Robert D. Ray: Iowa Benefits From Refugees (#2007)

posted on February 9, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Former Iowa Governor Robert Ray discusses how Iowa benefitted from the influx of refugees in 1975. 01:31 Read More »
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