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Iowans Return To Freedom Summer (#0)

Iowans Return To Freedom Summer (#0)

posted on June 15, 2015 at 1:55 PM

Full Program: In the summer of 1964, hundreds of predominantly white college students answered the call from Civil Rights leaders to volunteer for Freedom Summer. They joined with voter registration efforts, taught in freedom schools and worked in community... 48:44 Read More »
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 »
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 »
Iowa Places of Worship (#0)

Iowa Places of Worship (#0)

posted on June 29, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Full Program: Divine pieces of history are hidden all around Iowa. They are our old churches, temples, and synagogues. Iowa Places of Worship enters the "Smallest Church in the World" and the "World's Largest Grotto," plain Quaker meeting houses and ornate... 49:56 Read More »
Iowa's Marriage Battleground (#0)

Iowa's Marriage Battleground (#0)

posted on June 24, 2011 at 4:14 PM

Full Program: This program examines the legalization of same-sex marriage in Iowa and how it's fueled an ongoing debate in the State. 44:46 Read More »

Iowa Places of Worship on Flickr (#0)

posted on January 26, 2011 at 2:55 PM

There are innumerable churches, temples, and other places of worship in Iowa, but we know that the most interesting one to you is the place where you have spent time building memories. Please share your special place with everyone. Read More »
Three Communities of Belief (#108)

Three Communities of Belief (#108)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:51 PM

Full Program: The Icarians, the Community of True Inspiration and the Old Order Amish came to Iowa in the 1800s because it offered them isolation. But as the state developed, all but one of the communities were either forced to change or simply ceased to exist. 29:45 Read More »
Insights Video 2 | Character and Leadership (#0)

Insights Video 2 | Character and Leadership (#0)

posted on December 12, 2007 at 6:19 PM

In previously recorded videos Mike Huckabee talks about expressing religious views, while John McCain describes how to sustain constitutional rights to privacy. In a live follow-up question Mike Huckabee describes how his faith would define... Read More »

Chuck Hurley/Iowa Family Policy Center & R. Ben Stone/Iowa Civil Liberties Union (#2848)

posted on August 5, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Full Program: President George W. Bush's proposal to provide federal funds to private faith-based groups providing social services faces an uncertain future in Congressional debate. We'll discuss the faith-based initiative with Chuck Hurley, of the Iowa Family... Read More »

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