Herb Plambeck http://iowapublicradio.org en 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) Wire Recordings http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wire-recordings <p>Wire recorders were the hi-tech machines used to capture voice and sound recordings during, and immediately after, World War II. Listen to legendary Iowa jazz pianist Speck Redd on wire, as well as a field report from Germany with the sound of artillery in the background. Jazz recordings came from collector Don Moon and Herb Plambeck's war report is from the Gold Star Museum at Camp Dodge. Sounds from 1954 and 1945 recorded in Des Moines and Nuremburg, Germany.</p> Thu, 08 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13274 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wire Recordings Private Pepper's Story http://iowapublicradio.org/post/private-peppers-story <p></p><p></p><p>Soon after V-E Day, Iowa G-I's were invited to say hi to mom, in a special Mother's Day radio broadcast back home. Sixty-three years later, an emotional Gerald Pepper of Ames hears his voice as a young Army PFC, for the first time. The original WHO Radio recording was found at the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting, at Wartburg College in Waverly. Sounds from May 1945, in Rosenheim, Germany.&nbsp;Note: Pepper passed away in 2011.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2008 05:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13266 at http://iowapublicradio.org Private Pepper's Story Herb Plambeck, Foreign Correspondent http://iowapublicradio.org/post/herb-plambeck-foreign-correspondent <p>"The Greatest Generation" includes the veterans who fought World War II as well as the reporters who covered their harrowing stories. One of them was WHO Radio's Herb Plambeck, who left behind a treasure of historic recordings. The original reports, broadcast across Iowa, are held by the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting&nbsp;at Wartburg College in Waverly. Sounds from March-May, 1945, with the U.S. Army in Europe.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 12 Jun 2007 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1958 at http://iowapublicradio.org Herb Plambeck, Foreign Correspondent