Iowa PBS Explores

Digital Shorts

Digital ShortSeason1Episode103

The polio pandemic ravaged communities across the country, and Iowa was not spared.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode102

How did Antonín Dvořák compose two of his most celebrated works in a little over three months in the small Iowa village of Spillville?

Digital ShortSeason1Episode101

Just off of I-80 between Council Bluffs and Des Moines, sits a 26 mile stretch of road with white painted telephone poles.

About the Show

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.