Visit a classroom in Washington where hands-on is the rule. Michael Zahs teaches hands-on history to his students. Zahs believes that the secret of keeping young Iowan’s from leaving the state …
Visit a classroom in Washington where hands-on is the rule. Michael Zahs teaches hands-on history to his students. Zahs believes that the secret of keeping young Iowan’s from leaving the state begins with a look at the past.
Living in Iowa, with host Morgan Halgren, shares how this collector of artifacts teaches not only history, but the love of history, to his students.
Living in Iowa airs Friday, January 21 at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Also this week, moving to a new country and not speaking the language can be quite intimidating. Sergio Corona, of Perry, started a Spanish-language newspaper called Viento del Tropico to serve the Latino community in Iowa.
This newspaper helps Latinos find information about their new communities, like where to buy groceries or service their cars, and gives them information about their native countries, where most still have family members. Meet Corona, who is helping a community feel more at home, on this week’s Living in Iowa.
The Best of Enemies won Iowa City writer Osha Gray Davidson a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 1996. Now he is adapting his book for a movie, which will star Nick Nolte. Best of Enemies is the story of an unlikely friendship between the leader of the Durham, N.C. Ku Klux Klan and a black activist and community organizer Living in Iowa updates Davidson’s story.
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