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Iowa PBS Documentaries

Facing Suicide in Iowa

Meet two Iowa families who lost their sons to suicide as their share their stories.

Facing Suicide in Iowa

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Telling Our Own Story: Racism and Its Impact

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Telling Our Own Story: Racism and Its Impact

Terrence Thames explores the basis for how racism took hold in Iowa and why it persists.

Telling Our Own Story: Racism and Its Impact

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Iowa PBS Documentaries

Telling Our Own Story: Poverty and the Wealth Gap

Exploring the journey of Black Iowans navigating the nuances of generational wealth.

Telling Our Own Story: Poverty and the Wealth Gap

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Telling Our Own Story: Ending Racism

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Telling Our Own Story: Ending Racism

An exploration of racism and discrimination across rural and urban landscapes in Iowa.

Telling Our Own Story: Ending Racism

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Telling Our Own Story: Black History

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Telling Our Own Story: Black History

A spotlight on Black Iowans who have made their mark on the state and world.

Telling Our Own Story: Black History

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Iowa's Wild Weather: Flooding

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Iowa's Wild Weather: Flooding

Experts examine some of the most catastrophic flooding events in Iowa’s history.

Iowa's Wild Weather: Flooding

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Iowa PBS Documentaries

The Eagles Of Decorah (Festival 2022 Pledge Special)

Take a captivating look into the private lives of bald eagles nesting near Decorah, Iowa.

The Eagles Of Decorah (Festival 2022 Pledge Special)

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Historic Buildings of Iowa: Iowa City (Festival '22 Special)

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Historic Buildings of Iowa: Iowa City (Festival '22 Special)

Explore Iowa City's Old Capitol, Hancher Auditorium, Englert Theatre and Kinnick Stadium.

Historic Buildings of Iowa: Iowa City (Festival '22 Special)

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Iowa PBS Documentaries

A Monumental Journey

In 1925, a group of Black lawyers met in Des Moines to found the National Bar Association.

A Monumental Journey

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Iowa's Wild Weather: Drought

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Iowa's Wild Weather: Drought

Experts examine the causes of and responses to droughts in the Midwest.

Iowa's Wild Weather: Drought

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Historic Buildings of Iowa: Cedar Rapids

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Historic Buildings of Iowa: Cedar Rapids

A definitive look at multiple buildings in Iowa's second-largest city of Cedar Rapids.

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Historic Buildings of Iowa: Cedar Rapids

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries The Story of Us: An Iowa PBS American Portrait Special

Iowa PBS Documentaries

The Story of Us: An Iowa PBS American Portrait Special

Iowans and others across the country share short stories about their lives.

The Story of Us: An Iowa PBS American Portrait Special

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Accessibility Now & Panel Discussion

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Accessibility Now & Panel Discussion

Iowa PBS hosted a virtual screening of Accessibility Now with a panel discussion following

Accessibility Now & Panel Discussion

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Iowa PBS Documentaries

Accessibility Now

Told firsthand by Iowans with disabilities.

Accessibility Now

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries The Life Autistic Documentary

Iowa PBS Documentaries

The Life Autistic Documentary

Iowans with autism illustrate the nuances of The Life Autistic in this two-hour special.

The Life Autistic Documentary

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries The Forgotten War: Iowans In Korea

Iowa PBS Documentaries

The Forgotten War: Iowans In Korea

We shed light on sacrifices of Korean War veterans in The Forgotten War: Iowans in Korea.

The Forgotten War: Iowans In Korea

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women

The compelling story of Iowa suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt.

Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women

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Iowa PBS Documentaries

The Life Autistic Collection

An exploration of challenges and successes of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Life Autistic Collection

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Historic Buildings of Iowa: Des Moines

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Historic Buildings of Iowa: Des Moines

Explore the architecture and history of several buildings in the Des Moines, Iowa area.

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Historic Buildings of Iowa: Des Moines

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Blenko Glass: The Collectors

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Blenko Glass: The Collectors

Hear from Iowans who share what inspired their passion for Blenko Glass.

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Blenko Glass: The Collectors

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries P. Buckley Moss: The Lady Behind the Brush

Iowa PBS Documentaries

P. Buckley Moss: The Lady Behind the Brush

Footage of Pat Moss appearing at galleries, at work, and connecting with her fans.

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P. Buckley Moss: The Lady Behind the Brush

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Iowa PBS Documentaries

Iowa Land and Sky

Through aerial cinematography, this program features breathtaking bird's-eye perspectives.

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Iowa Land and Sky

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Iowa Land and Sky: Iowa Cities, Towns And Waterways

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Iowa Land and Sky: Iowa Cities, Towns And Waterways

Explore how Iowa's largest cities and smallest towns are often defined by waterways.

Iowa Land and Sky: Iowa Cities, Towns And Waterways

Video thumbnail: Iowa PBS Documentaries Iowa Land and Sky: The Mississippi River

Iowa PBS Documentaries

Iowa Land and Sky: The Mississippi River

Explore the eastern border of Iowa along the Mississippi River.

Iowa Land and Sky: The Mississippi River