Volume 7, Issue No. 2, March/April 2015
We’re Reheating ‘Cold Turkey.’ Get a big helping of fond insights and memories from IHJ‘s interview with Norman Lear, who wrote, directed and produced ‘Cold Turkey.’ You’ll also hear from some of Greenfield’s residents who took part in its filming adventures. By Michael Swanger
IHJ brings you the second installment in the three-part series, Governors of influence, examining the six most prominent. Albert B. Cummins, the Progressive era’s Iowa governor and Harold Hughes, the activist governor in the turbulent 1960s are featured. By Jerry Harrington
Discover more about Harold Nichols, the legendary coach who made Iowa State University wrestling a national powerhouse and was in a class of his own. By Larry Cotlar
Learn about the indelible imprint Abraham Lincoln left on Iowa from Michael Swanger in Publisher’s Perspective as April marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination.
Times change, populations change and that can mean some changes for schools, too. Arvid Huisman takes a look back when it all started with a one-room school.