While the Nazis were murdering millions of people, they also perpetrated the greatest mass theft in history. Host Charity Nebbe talks with former Congressman and Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Jim Leach and Director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art, Sean O'Harrow about that theft, efforts to understand it decades after the fact and efforts to protect priceless artifacts during the war.
In 1935, seven-year-old Gerhard Loewenberg was on vacation with his family in Italy. While they were there, they learned that their German citizenship had been revoked because they were Jewish. Today Loewenberg is a University of Iowa professor emeritus of political science and the former dean of the College of Liberal Arts
"Talk of Iowa" sits down with Loewenberg to talk about the event that changed the course of his and discuss his new memoir "Moved by Politics."