Midwest http://iowapublicradio.org en Midwestern History Uncovered http://iowapublicradio.org/post/midwestern-history-uncovered <p>We get flown over, driven through, dismissed and mocked, but the history of this region is rich and important. Today on Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe talks with John Lauck, author of <em>The Lost Region: Toward a Revival of Midwestern History</em>, and historian Leo Landis. They talk about the history of the Midwest and why it matters.</p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:20:16 +0000 Charity Nebbe 34586 at http://iowapublicradio.org Midwestern History Uncovered Eating the Midwestern Way http://iowapublicradio.org/post/eating-midwestern-way <p>One thing&nbsp;Midwesterns do better than everyone else (or at least claim to do better than everyone else) is bake pie. &nbsp;Host Charity Nebbe speaks with <a href="http://peggywolffwriter.com/">Peggy Wolff</a>, editor of the new book <a href="http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Fried-Walleye-and-Cherry-Pie,675732.aspx">Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie</a>&nbsp;about&nbsp;Midwestern cuisine, culture and of course pie. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:17:54 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 32418 at http://iowapublicradio.org Eating the Midwestern Way The Midwest: God's Gift To Planet Earth http://iowapublicradio.org/post/midwest-gods-gift-planet-earth-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">In this archived edition of Talk of Iowa, hear Charity Nebbe's&nbsp;2012 conversation with Mike Draper who discovered numerous misconceptions people held about Iowa when lived in New York. The owner of Raygun talks about his new book “The Midwest: God’s Gift to Planet Earth.” The book explores the Midwest and the cultural contributions made by people from the region.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:12:43 +0000 Charity Nebbe 17676 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Midwest: God's Gift To Planet Earth Midwest Home-Cooking http://iowapublicradio.org/post/midwest-home-cooking <p><span dir="ltr" id=":1b6" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">What’s your favorite traditional Midwestern home-cooked dish? &nbsp;We talk about the origins of Midwestern&nbsp;cooking style and family recipes. Guests are the host of American Public Media’s “The Splendid Table” Lynne Rossetto Kasper and &nbsp;Iowa radio homemaker Evelyn Birkby who give us their takes on homemade food staples.</span></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:45:40 +0000 Charity Nebbe 17628 at http://iowapublicradio.org Midwest Home-Cooking Climate Change In The Midwest http://iowapublicradio.org/post/climate-change-midwest <p>There has been a lot of talk about climate change in the news, with some experts saying super storms like Hurricane Sandy could be more frequent on the East Coast. But what’s the future of climate change in the Midwest? Ben Kieffer talks with University of Iowa Environmental Engineer Jerry Schnoor and others about what we might expect in the Midwest and how we might adapt to the change. Then, Ben talks with state Senator Rob Hogg, a vocal supporter of climate change policies.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:17:51 +0000 Ben Kieffer 12042 at http://iowapublicradio.org Climate Change In The Midwest Des Moines Register Columnist Rekha Basu http://iowapublicradio.org/post/des-moines-register-columnist-rekha-basu <p><span class="userContent">Des Moines Register columnist Rekha Basu </span>has written numerous columns over the years about the rights of women, their daily lives, and the lives of those whose stories often go unheard. Charity Nebbe talks with Basu about her new book "Finding Her Voice,"&nbsp; which is a collection of columns about the lives of women in the Midwest.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:30:39 +0000 Charity Nebbe 11618 at http://iowapublicradio.org Des Moines Register Columnist Rekha Basu The Midwest: God's Gift To Planet Earth http://iowapublicradio.org/post/midwest-gods-gift-planet-earth <p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Mike Draper discovered numerous misconceptions people held about Iowa when lived in New York. Now, the owner of Raygun talks about his new book “The Midwest: God’s Gift to Planet Earth.” The book explores the Midwest and the cultural contributions made by people from the region.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:20:55 +0000 Charity Nebbe 9166 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Midwest: God's Gift To Planet Earth