documentary en "Fed Up" Links Obesity Epidemic to Sugar, Industry and Government <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Just who’s to blame for the childhood obesity epidemic? Over the years, the finger has been pointed at parents, video games and vending machines, to name a few.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 10:05:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe 41047 at "Fed Up" Links Obesity Epidemic to Sugar, Industry and Government Jean Seberg <p>Jean Seberg knew from a very early age that she wanted to be a movie star, and she became one. The documentary <em>Movie Star: The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg</em> will premiere at the Jean Seberg International Film Festival in Marshalltown next week. &nbsp;Join host Charity Nebbe to explore the life of Jean Seberg.</p><p></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:20:02 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 31774 at Jean Seberg The Farm Crisis <p>The farm crisis of the 1980s meant high interest rates; it’s estimated that farmland values dropped nearly 60 percent in some areas of the Midwest during the early '80s.&nbsp; But it was not just an economic disaster. &nbsp;A new documentary also tries to capture the personal stories. Guest host Ben Stanton talks with the producer of "The Farm Crisis"&nbsp;Laurel Bower Burgmaier. &nbsp;Later in the show is an update to the flood-related weather outlook for Iowa, and hear about NPR's programing changes now in effect and how they will affect Iowa Public Radio.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:05:16 +0000 Ben Stanton & Sarah Boden 23189 at The Farm Crisis American Winter <p>Though the Great Recession ended in 2009, families that were once considered middle-class still struggle to get by.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer talks with filmmaker and University of Iowa graduate Devon Terrill about her new documentary “An American Winter,” which profiles eight families who fell out of the middle class during the Great Recession.&nbsp; IPR's Sandhya Dirks tells us about the push to get an Iowa inmate's sentence commuted.&nbsp; And is your NCAA pool legal?&nbsp; Geoff Greenwood from the Iowa Attorney General's Office outlines the regulations governing social gambling.</p><p></p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 19:43:45 +0000 Ben Kieffer 18472 at American Winter