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Video: Topics: History

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  • Norman Borlaug: Journey to Statuary Hall

    Full Program: Alongside sculptor Benjamin Victor, Iowa Public Television follows an artistic journey from the corn fields of Iowa to the marble halls of Congress. All in a bronzed effort to honor the world’s most... 28:52

  • Freedom from Famine: The Norman Borlaug Story

    Full Program: A modest plant breeder more accustomed to long days in the field than hobnobbing with heads of state, Dr. Borlaug's unwavering vision and brilliant application of scientific principles changed the... 57:42

  • Kalona Tourism, Iowa (#506)

    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... 07:28

  • None Less Than Heroes: The Honor Flight Story

    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... 04:35

  • Iowa Historian Tom Morain: To Rattle Dry Bones

    Full Program: Tom Morain, long-time historian in the state of Iowa, elaborates on how the stories of people who lived before us can enliven the ‘dry bones’ of historical facts, in this speech recorded March... 47:03

  • Templeton Rye: Iowa's Good Stuff

    Full Program: The town of Templeton, Iowa is known for its rich farm land, German Catholic heritage, and a tradition that traces its origins back to days of prohibition. In recent years, Iowa-made Templeton... 28:32

  • Iowans Remember 9/11

    Full Program: Iowa Public Television commemorates the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 with a special program. 59:16

  • Iowans Remember 9/11 (Introduction)

    Iowa Public Television commemorates the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 with a special program. 06:31

  • Iowans Remember 9/11 [promo]

    Iowa Public Television is producing a new special to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The program, Iowans Remember 9/11, debuts Sunday, September 11 at... 00:37

  • Templeton Rye, Templeton, Iowa (#305)

    Prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s lead to a boom in bootlegging. Dan Kaercher shares his findings of one of Iowa's most famous whiskey bootlegging activities in Templeton. Hosted by Dan Kaercher,... 05:59

  • Old Time Radio Demonstration - Iowa State Fair 2010 (#4104)

    "The Shadow knows..." is a phrase that will chill Iowans of a certain vintage. Mike Newell reports on a revival of old time radio theater. 03:00

  • The Coming Heritage (#115)

    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

  • Roots in the Soil (#112)

    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

  • Iowa's Industrial Roots (#111)

    Full Program: Iowa did have other industries besides farming--among them coal mining, lumbering and milling. 28:51

  • Main Street (#110)

    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

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