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A Visit with Jim Autry

Jun 17
Wednesday 12:00 pm
Jim Autry's first book of poetry was published in 1983, his second in 1989 and shortly after that he and his poetry were featured on Bill Moyers' famous series on American poetry. Since then, Jim has published poetry in almost all of his books, including those focusing on management and leadership. In 2012, he was once again featured by Bill Moyers on his "Moyers and Company" series. Jim's poetry has also been read by Garrison Keillor on "The Writer's Corner" on NPR, and has appeared in several anthologies.

Iowa State Fair: Looking Present and Past

Jul 20
Monday 12:00 pm
Former Fair Marketing Director Kathie Swift looks at the upcoming Iowa State Fair, the jewel in Iowa's crown, and shares
highlights of of her past 27 years. She will update you with news of Fair Tour 2015, coming up August 13-23, and review past celebrations from her tenure, 1978-2004.
This year's Fair invites you to "Find a New Path"; Kathie plans to amble down Memory Lane, sharing short stories from the past.
A great program for Fair lovers who know "Nothing Compares"!


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