Archives of Iowa Broadcasting http://iowapublicradio.org en 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 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