Winterset http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa's real "Monuments Man" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-real-monuments-man <p>Winterset is known as the birthplace of John Wayne, but the town also claims real life hero and art conservator George Stout who rescued hundreds of pieces of art work from being destroyed by the Nazi’s during World War Two.&nbsp; Stout is profiled in the book, Monuments Men, and a film of the same name starring George Clooney, opened this weekend across the country. Winterset Public Library director Nancy Trask says when he was younger George Stout was quite an actor…</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Julie Englander 35988 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's real "Monuments Man" Winterset Remembers "The Alamo" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/winterset-remembers-alamo <p>They're remembering the Alamo this weekend in Madison County. Specifically, the epic film that was the first movie ever directed by John Wayne. Iowa Public Radio's Rick Fredericksen reports from the actor's home town of Winterset.</p> Fri, 28 May 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 16782 at http://iowapublicradio.org Winterset Remembers "The Alamo"