Best of Living in Iowa 139

Aug 24, 2019  | 25 min  | 139

In this episode of the Best of Living in Iowa, we'll take delivery on Iowa's depression-era post office murals, take a flight into the past on antique wings, and find out how doo-wop singer and insect exterminator, Jim Freeman, got the bug.



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 PBS 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.