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The Iowa Writers' Workshop at 75, on the PBS NewsHour

Thursday, April 8, 2011

The Iowa Writers' Workshop, founded in 1936, celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year. The following video clip, "The Iowa Writers' Workshop, Famous for Training Top Writers, Turns 75 This Year," aired on PBS NewsHour on April 7, 2011:

Extended clips and interviews, including the longer interview, below, with Workshop director Samantha Change, are available on the PBS NewsHour Arts Beat Blog.

The centerpiece of the Workshop's Anniversary celebration will be the Iowa Writers' Workshop 75th Anniversary Reunion, June 9-12, 2011, at The University of Iowa. Please see our Reunion website for more information.