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Video: Topics: History

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  • Farmer's Debts Increase

    Farmers problems increase during the late 1970s and through the 1980s as interest rates continue to skyrocket, land prices plummet, and farmers find themselves over-leveraged. 04:17

  • Farmer's Debts Increase

    Farmers problems increase during the late 1970s and through the 1980s as interest rates continue to skyrocket, land prices plummet, and farmers find themselves over-leveraged. 04:17

  • Causes of the Farm Crisis

    The 1980s farm crisis has a variety of causes, domestically and internationally. 04:15

  • Overview of the Farm Crisis

    The 1980s farm crisis impacts farmers, families, and communities throughout the country. 02:08

  • 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

  • Iowa Places of Worship

    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... 49:56

  • This Old Statehouse

    Full Program: Iowa Public Television presents "This Old Statehouse," a half-hour documentary on the work and workers that are restoring Iowa's most important architectural icon, the State Capitol. Through the... 25:10

  • Iowa's WWII Stories

    Full Program: More than 276,000 Iowans went into military service during World War II. 8,398 never returned. Thousands more who remained at home played major roles in winning the war, as well. The sacrifices... 56:48

  • An Arctic Journey in a Changing World

    Full Program: In 1994, Okoboji, Iowa native David Thoreson and five others aboard a sailboat called Cloud Nine attempted to cross the famed Northwest Passage -- a perilous stretch of water connecting the North... 30:12

  • Picture Perfect: Iowa in the 1940s

    Full Program: During the late 1930s and early 40s, Everett Kuntz snapped hundreds of photos documenting everyday life in and around his hometown of Ridgeway, Iowa. But it wasn't until learning he had cancer... 39:58

  • 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

  • Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, Dubuque, Iowa (#202)

    Dive into life aquatic at Dubuque's Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. 05:19

  • 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

  • Iowa welcomes Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping with State Dinner

    Full Program: Governor Terry E. Branstad hosts a state dinner for Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping Wednesday, February 15 at the Iowa State Capitol building. This video includes the welcome remarks and toasts... 25:37

  • Lost In History: Alexander Clark

    Full Program: Because of the actions of this notable Iowan, Iowa's schools were desegregated more than 85 years before the rest of the nation. This documentary profiles Alexander Clark and his historic... 27:10

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