museum http://iowapublicradio.org en Herbert Hoover and a Civil War Exhibit http://iowapublicradio.org/post/herbert-hoover-and-civil-war-exhibit-0 <p>In this encore edition of River to River, listen back to h<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">ost Ben Kieffer's&nbsp;tour of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum with its Director Tom Schwartz. &nbsp;Schwartz talks about the role of presidential museums and libraries in light of the recent opening of the George W. Bush Library in Dallas. &nbsp;Schwartz also discusses President Hoover himself and the museum’s exhibit that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:24:05 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 26993 at http://iowapublicradio.org Herbert Hoover and a Civil War Exhibit Herbert Hoover and a Civil War Exhibit http://iowapublicradio.org/post/herbert-hoover-and-civil-war-exhibit <p>Host Ben Kieffer&nbsp;takes a tour of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum with its Director Tom Schwartz. &nbsp;He talks about the role of presidential museums and libraries in light of the recent opening of the George W. Bush Library in Dallas. &nbsp;Schwartz also discusses President Hoover himself and the museum’s exhibit that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. &nbsp;It’s called Iowans and the Civil War: The Western Theater. Thu, 02 May 2013 19:02:26 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 20150 at http://iowapublicradio.org Herbert Hoover and a Civil War Exhibit Libraries Awarded for Community Service http://iowapublicradio.org/post/libraries-awarded-community-service <p>The National Medal for Museum and Library service is the nation’s highest honor given to museums or libraries for service to the community. &nbsp;This year there were two winners in Iowa. Both the Marshalltown Public Library and the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids have connected with their communities in some innovative ways. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:43:00 +0000 Charity Nebbe 20084 at http://iowapublicradio.org Libraries Awarded for Community Service Titanic's Iowa Connections http://iowapublicradio.org/post/titanics-iowa-connections <p>Early next Sunday morning will mark the moment exactly 100 years ago that the magnificent steamship R.M.S. Titanic sank in the N. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:34:56 +0000 Charity Nebbe 82 at http://iowapublicradio.org