Talk of Iowa
1:27 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Iowans in the White House

During the American Revolution future first lady Abigail Adams melted down the family pewter to make bullets.  The bullet mold she used will be on display at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum from April 19-Oct. 26, 2014, as part of the museum's new exhibit, America’s First Ladies.

Host Charity Nebbe, gets a preview of the exhibit with curator Melanie Weir and historian Elizabeth Dinschel.

Also, Iowan author Katherine House discusses her new book, "The White House for Kids."

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