Best of Living in Iowa 117

Mar 23, 2019 | 26 min

In this episode of the Best of Living in Iowa, we’ll revisit the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps, take a look at a Utopia that lasted only 38 years, and watch the rescue of a one-of-a-kind bridge.



For 16 seasons, Living in Iowa was an omnibus television series that illustrated what it meant to be "uniquely Iowan." Through compelling human interest stories, it provided snapshots of Iowans representing every walk of life. As part of its 50th anniversary, Iowa Public Television will revisit this popular series through The Best of Living in Iowa, a weekly program that features stories gathered from the archives of the original series. From this rich treasure trove of stories, viewers will relive moments from the past and be reminded of Iowa's unique heritage.