The Armchair Travel series, with Grace Linden, continues with church buildings in the Siouxland area. Many local churches struggle to maintain facilities as the buildings and congregations age.
Join Barb Small to learn about the creation of the Richard Meier Building in Des Moines, Iowa while enjoying lunch in the Overlook Café.
This series is about people whose actions have impacted the world. These individuals made national news with perseverance, persistence, and sacrifice. Today the reason behind their fame is obscured by the results. We know they succeeded or failed. How can we learn from their example if we don’t know what they did or why they did it?
The civilization of ancient Egypt, which lasted from 3,000 B.C. to 332 B.C., before being conquered by Alexander the Great, continues to enthrall us. Egyptologist Mary Vaught will explore this fascinating world in images and words.
Join Russ Gifford for a look at the native cultures that occupied the Great Plains before Europeans reached the region, and the changes that occurred once the cultures came into contact.
Reflections from 1968–1969 Join Russ Gifford as we step back to 1968 and 1969. We will tap into the vibes and sounds of the times with the groups and the events that made the era so memorable!
Sioux City history comes to life as local historians share pictures and artifacts, documenting the change of Siouxland's architecture, transportation, and culture.
Although it may seem like violent crimes and horrific homicides have been more prevalent in recent decades and occur most often in major cities, that’s not always true. Sioux City has seen its fair share of crime and murder, dating back to the late 1800s.
How did historically isolationist America, flush from victory in a world war, and thankful for the return to peace, end up in a conflict that would define the future of the world for more than 50 years, and cast a shadow much longer than that?
The Great Society has been used as a snide footnote for the last 50 years, defining what is seen as wrong-headed liberal thinking and muddled management.
Join Russ Gifford as we look at the development of the uniquely American private detective novel. Along the way, we will use these books to view America at a moment in time when everything seems to be changing fast - the 1920s.
Join Victorian era enthusiast, Gretchen Gondek, for a look at peculiar death rituals and funeral protocols observed by Victorians and Americans in the 180O’s.