Jack Shelley http://iowapublicradio.org en Jack Shelley 1912-2010 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/jack-shelley-1912-2010 <p></p><p></p><p>A beloved Iowa journalist is being remembered today. Jack Shelley passed away last night at the age of 98. Shelley was there in the early days of radio and television and sent home riveting stories from WWII. We look back at the career of this pioneer broadcaster. Sounds from 1945-1953 in Guam, Belgium, Tokyo Bay and the state of Nevada. Major events related to the atomic bomb are closely linked to Shelley's news coverage. Old audio is from&nbsp;WHO's original recordings, on fire at the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 18326 at http://iowapublicradio.org Jack Shelley 1912-2010 Remembering Khruschev in Iowa (Part One) http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-khruschev-iowa-part-one <p>Fifty years after Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev visited the United States, we re-live the historic two day visit to Iowa with original audio. Recordings are from the ISU Library, University Archives, Jack Shelley's papers, and You Tube.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 24 Aug 2009 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1896 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering Khruschev in Iowa (Part One) Kennedy Assassination http://iowapublicradio.org/post/kennedy-assassination <p>Sounds from the 1960s, recorded in Washington, Greenfield and Des Moines. Forty-five years after the slaying of President John F. Kennedy, we hear the voices of several Iowans whose professional lives were touched by the assassination. Recordings courtesy of WHO Radio and private collector Bill Sherman.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1913 at http://iowapublicradio.org Kennedy Assassination The U.S.S. Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/uss-iowa <p>Sounds from 1945 to 1991, from around the world. The USS Iowa was the first of the mighty "Iowa Class" battleships that projected America's global military power for more than a half century. Their potent, 16-inch guns made them the greatest fighting ship of all time. She opened as a museum in 2012 at the Port of Los Angeles. Historic sound from the State Historical Society and You Tube.</p><p></p> Fri, 05 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13236 at http://iowapublicradio.org The U.S.S. Iowa Iowa Broadcasters http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-broadcasters <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Sounds from radio and television broadcasters from decades past, across Iowa. The story is introduced by Jeff Stein, Administrator of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting&nbsp;at Wartburg College, who provided the various on-air sound-clips embedded in this report.</p> Tue, 29 May 2007 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1959 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Broadcasters