White House http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowans in the White House http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowans-white-house <p>During the American Revolution future first lady Abigail Adams melted down the family pewter to make bullets.&nbsp; The bullet mold she used will be on display at the <a href="http://www.hoover.archives.gov/">Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum</a> from <span class="introsm">April 19-Oct. 26, 2014, as part of the </span>museum's new exhibit, America’s First Ladies.<span class="introsm"> </span></p><p><span class="introsm">Host </span>Charity Nebbe, gets a preview of the exhibit with curator Melanie Weir and historian Elizabeth Dinschel.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:27:45 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 39270 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowans in the White House Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-31 <p>President Obama’s second inauguration is less than a week away.</p><p>On this Politics Day, Ben Kieffer gets a preview of the event and expectations for Obama’s second term from political scientists Wayne Moyer of Grinnell College, and Chris Larimer of the University of Northern Iowa.&nbsp; Rachel Caufield of Drake University is in D.C. with several students for the inauguration and are <a href="http://www.DrakeinDC.com">documenting</a> their experiences.</p><p>Also, the debt limit stand-off and the unveiling of the White House’s gun violence proposals.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:34:28 +0000 Ben Kieffer 13584 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day White House Christmas Card features Des Moines Artist’s Painting http://iowapublicradio.org/post/white-house-christmas-card-features-des-moines-artist-s-painting <p>This year’s official White House Christmas card features a painting by Des Moines artist Larassa Kable. She talks with Iowa Public Radio’s All Things Considered host, Pat Blank.<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Text</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:17:55 +0000 Pat Blank 11704 at http://iowapublicradio.org White House Christmas Card features Des Moines Artist’s Painting