The polio pandemic ravaged communities across the country, and Iowa was not spared.
How did Antonín Dvořák compose two of his most celebrated works in a little over three months in the small Iowa village of Spillville?
Just off of I-80 between Council Bluffs and Des Moines, sits a 26 mile stretch of road with white painted telephone poles.
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Iowa PBS Explores takes a deeper look at the road signs, footnotes and curiosities of Iowa history, to reveal the interesting stories, people, events and places that have shaped the state.