Best of Living in Iowa 150

Nov 9, 2019  | 28 min  | 150

In this episode of the Best of Living in Iowa, we talk with brave Iowa crewmen who flew in the B-29 Superfortress during World War II. Explore the work of Native American poet and novelist Ray Youngbear. And we'll hear the compelling story of Janusz Bardach who survived five years in Stalin's gulags.



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.