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Since 1972, the Iowa caucuses have bloomed and grown to a phenomenon covered by national and international media. Our cover story, which publishes one month ahead of the 2016 Iowa caucuses, delves into the history of them and includes perspectives from David Yepsen , former Des Moines Register chief political writer.

Since 1972, the Iowa caucuses have bloomed and grown to a phenomenon covered by national and international media. Our cover story, which publishes one month ahead of the 2016 Iowa caucuses, delves into the history of them and includes perspectives from David Yepsen, former Des Moines Register chief political writer. Cover illustration by Brian Duffy.

Volume 8, Issue No. 1, January/February 2016

 

First in the Nation: A history of the Iowa caucuses

 

Exploring Terrace Hill, an elegant icon

 

Emil Holmdahl was a soldier of fortune

 

Meet the Hildenbergs, Hawkeye legends

 

Publisher’s Perspective

 

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