Investing in Iowa

William Friedricks talked about his book, Investing in Iowa: The Life and Times of F.M. Hubbell, in which he chronicles the life of F.M. Hubbell, who was… read more

William Friedricks talked about his book, Investing in Iowa: The Life and Times of F.M. Hubbell, in which he chronicles the life of F.M. Hubbell, who was instrumental in the development of Iowa in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. F.M. Hubbell built the 110-mile Des Moines North Western Railway and founded the Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa, the first life insurance company west of the Mississippi.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 22-26 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Mediacom cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Investing in Iowa

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Program ID:
320235-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Jul 19, 2014 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 20, 2014 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 19, 2014 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 9:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 11:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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