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Anna in the Swing States: Iowa's Political Migrations

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Winning this state in 2012 will come down to which campaign can woo Iowa’s ticket-splitting rural voters and swing Catholic voters, while establishing a edge in the politically diversifying cities.


Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Inspired by Robert Frank

Sunday, August 07, 2011

This special edition of SELECTED SHORTS was inspired by a remarkable exhibition of photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. “Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans,” which was on display at the museum between September 22, 2009 and January 3, 2010, recreated Frank’s legendary book The Americans.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Travelers: A Wallace Stegner Tribute

Sunday, July 17, 2011

A traveling salesman lost in a snow storm finds himself, and a farm family dreams of an excursion to town in two stories by this American master.

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Studio 360

Special Guest: Verlyn Klinkenborg

Saturday, April 30, 2005

Verlyn Klinkenborg is a writer and farmer. He grew up in Iowa on his family's homestead and he lives today on a farm in upstate New York. He's the author of The Rural Life and Making Hay. He's a member of the New ...