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Iowa native Herbert Hoover served as President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Photo courtesy of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum

Iowa native Herbert Hoover served as President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Photo courtesy of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum

Volume 8, Issue No. 3, May/June 2016

 

The real Herbert Hoover: Part 1 of our 3 part special series sets the record straight regarding his presidency and legacy.

 

Ride along as we trace John Wayne’s Iowa roots from Winterset, Earlham, Des Moines, Keokuk and Brooklyn.

 

Cal McVey was a star utility player during baseball’s early years.

 

Discover the historical growth of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, a living cultural and historical legend.

 

Publisher’s Perspective: Michael Swanger writes how the Hawkeyes recently lost a basketball star and the last of the ‘Ironmen.’

 

Iowa Country Roads: Arvid Huisman makes you laugh and scratch your head when he explains how examining an Iowa map might leave you in a “state of confusion.”

 

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