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Wed March 14, 2007

The Woman in American Gothic

The window that inspired American Gothic, in Eldon, Iowa.
The window that inspired American Gothic, in Eldon, Iowa.
Credit American Gothic House Center

Grant Wood's sister, Nan, talks about the famous Iowa artist, and a fire at his studio that burned them both. The interview with Nan is held by the State Historical Society of Iowa, in Iowa City. Sounds from 1976, recorded in Cedar Rapids.