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Kalona Tourism, Iowa (#506)

Kalona Tourism, Iowa (#506)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Just about 30 minutes from the bustle of the University of Iowa campus and downtown Iowa City, is an enchanting small town where you can catch glimpses of a unique way of life - and sample some of its treasures. 07:28 Read More »
None Less Than Heroes: The Honor Flight Story (#0)

None Less Than Heroes: The Honor Flight Story (#0)

posted on May 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM

In this documentary film, narrated by Academy Award nominee and veterans’ advocate Gary Sinise, Iowa’s World War II veterans tell their incredible stories of brutal combat as they prepare to make the highly anticipated trip to Washington, D.C. to... 04:35 Read More »
The Coming Heritage (#115)

The Coming Heritage (#115)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 3:09 PM

Full Program: The way Iowans related to their environment in the past and how they will relate to it in the future creates the Iowa heritage. This program explores change through Iowa's history. 27:04 Read More »
Roots in the Soil (#112)

Roots in the Soil (#112)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 3:00 PM

Full Program: Each advancement in farming technology brought increased yields to Iowa farmers, but it has always been farmers' love and respect for the land that make them Iowa's unsung heroes. 28:12 Read More »
Main Street (#110)

Main Street (#110)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:55 PM

Full Program: For years the main street of Iowa's small towns was the center of trade and entertainment for town residents and surrounding farmers. But after the turn of the century, things began to change. 28:44 Read More »
The Iowa Country School (#109)

The Iowa Country School (#109)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:53 PM

Full Program: The program presents the development of Iowa's early educational system. 26:55 Read More »
Hard Times (#113)

Hard Times (#113)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:44 PM

Full Program: Through interviews, still photographs and newsreel footage, the effects of the Great Depression on Iowa are shown. 29:42 Read More »
The Path to Statehood (#103)

The Path to Statehood (#103)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:39 PM

Full Program: Marquette and Joliet first set foot on Iowa soil in 1643 beginning a 200-year process that would transform the land of Iowa into the state of Iowa. 29:48 Read More »
The Tall Grass Whispers (#102)

The Tall Grass Whispers (#102)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:30 PM

Full Program: This program examines the ever-changing relationship between two distinct cultures--Native American and white. 29:15 Read More »
First People of the Prairies (#101)

First People of the Prairies (#101)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Full Program: Through reenactment and comments by contemporary archaeologists, this program presents the origins and way of life of the prehistoric Indians of Iowa. 27:13 Read More »

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