From the idealistic public servants of "The West Wing" to the conniving anti-heroes of "House of Cards," the portrayal of Washington D.C. in popular culture has changed significantly over the last decade.
Today on River to River - what shows set in our nation's capital say about our political climate, and what we can and cannot learn from these programs.
Huss, along with a small group of people at a midlevel computer company in Texas called Cardiff Electric, try to reverse engineer an IBM PC, steal the technology and improve upon it. He talks with host Ben Kieffer about the new series.Â
Iowa native son Johnny CarsonÂ was the king of late night television and hosted the Tonight Show on NBC for three decades. Â Join host Charity Nebbe for a talk with Carson's attorney, advisor, and friend Henry Bushkin, who has written a book about Carson's life.
This week, an entire new season of Arrested Development, a show that once aired on FOX, was released by the online subscription service, Netflix. Today on River To River, we explore the changes in the way we consume television content, and how cable companies and online subscription services are restructuring their business model for this new climate.
We've all heard that it's best to limit the amount of screen time our kids get each day, but screens are getting harder an harder to avoid. Today on Talk of Iowa, we talk about educational media. We find out how to make the most of the screen time our kids do get and explore some of the surprising pitfalls we can find along the way.
Iowa doesnâ€™t rank high on the scale of glitz and glamor, but we have proven to be a good training ground for Hollywood stars. We all know about John Wayne, Donna Reed, and Ashton Kutcher, but thatâ€™s just scratching the surface!Â Weâ€™ll talk about Iowaâ€™s stars, from the Oscar winners to the Blue Mighty Morphin Power Ranger.