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America's Darling: The Story of Jay N. "Ding" Darling

America's Darling: The Story of Jay N. "Ding" Darling

America's Darling is the story of Des Moines Register cartoonist and pioneering conservationist Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling (1876-1962). Rising from being suspended from college to twice winning the Pulitzer Prize, Darling’s career had a profound influence on America’s people and her landscapes. Join host Chris Steffen as he explores his great-great grandfather’s life and legacy in this tribute to a modern-day Renaissance man. [64 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: America's Darling is the story of Des Moines Register cartoonist and pioneering conservationist Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling (1876-1962). Rising from being suspended from college to twice winning the Pulitzer Prize, Darling’s career had a profound influence on America’s people and her landscapes. Join host Chris Steffen as he explores his great-great grandfather’s life and legacy in this tribute to a modern-day Renaissance man.

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