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One of a Kind

One of a Kind is a series of interviews, 1993-present, with Iowa City community leaders. We've made them available here as audio podcasts for the convenience of our patrons. One of a Kind is produced and hosted by Ellen Buchanan especially for the Iowa City Public Library. To watch these programs with video, visit video.icpl.org

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Agnes Kuhn( Tuesday December 17th, 2013 ) - Quaker, activist and extraordinary volunteer. Agne...
A.K. Traw( Friday January 3rd, 2014 ) - Community volunteer, gardener, marathon runner, re...
Al Grady( Friday January 3rd, 2014 ) - Sports editor for Iowa City Press Citizen for 36 y...
Alice Kurtz( Friday January 3rd, 2014 ) - Former teacher at Irving Weber Elementary School i...
Ann Feddersen( Friday January 3rd, 2014 ) - Community volunteer for numerous organizations, An...
Archie Green( Wednesday February 19th, 2014 ) - Archie Green, student, community member, and inspi...
Barbara Grohe( Wednesday February 19th, 2014 ) - Award winning local educator and school administra...
Bill Casey( Wednesday February 19th, 2014 ) - The successful longtime publisher of the Daily Iow...
Bob Cowell( Wednesday February 19th, 2014 ) - Native Iowan and plant scientist Bob Cowell is int...
Bob Elliott( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Well known community volunteer, journalist, city c...
Brooke Workman( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - West High English teacher and author Brooke Workma...
Carol Spaziani( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Librarian and champion of intellectual freedom Car...
Charlie Eble( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Eble Music owner and music school administrator Ch...
Christine Scheetz( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - President and CEO of United Way of Johnson County ...
Christopher Merrill( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Journalist, literary critic, poet, professor, and ...
Dr. Chuck Huss( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - ER physician at Mercy Hospital and longtime medica...
Robert "Chug" Wilson( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Wilson's Orchard proprietor Chug Wilson is in...
Darrel Wyrick( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Longtime President of UI Foundation Darrel Wyrick ...
David Hensley( Friday April 11th, 2014 ) - Executive director of University of Iowa's Jo...
Delia Ray( Friday April 11th, 2014 ) - Popular children's book author Delia Ray is i...
Dick Summerwill( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Well known and respected CEO of Iowa State Bank &a...
Dr. Bruce Gantz( Thursday February 20th, 2014 ) - Professor and head of the University of Iowa Depar...
Dr. Ignacio Ponseti( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Born in Spain, Dr. Ignacio Ponseti has been an ort...
Dr. James Fuller( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Dr. Jim Fuller is an award winning professor at th...
Dr. James Lowe( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Iowa City veterinarian Dr. James Lowe is interview...
Dr. Janusz Bardach( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Dr. Janusz Bardach, inte...
Dr. Paul Seebohm( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Paul Seebohm is a leading doctor in the field of a...
Earl Murphy( Wednesday February 19th, 2014 ) - Earl Murphy is a premiere Hawkeye booster and fan,...
Edna Englert( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Edna Englert longtime Iowa City resident and part ...
Ed Zastrow( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ed Zastrow, former owner and operator of Bushnell&...
Eldon Obrecht( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Double bass player, composer, and retired Universi...
Ellen Buchanan( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Broadcaster, philanthropist, volunteer, and devote...
Ellie Simmons( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Accomplished painter and Iowa City artist Ellie Si...
Fred Woodard( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Fred Woodard, professor ...
Gayle Blevins( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Gayle Blevins, head coac...
Bill "George" Walker( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Bill (George) Walker, artist and retired faculty f...
George W. Paterson( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - George W. Paterson, retired administrative chief o...
Gert MacQueen( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Gert MacQueen, professsional nurse, political acti...
Glenn Patton( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Glenn Patton, head coach...
Hani Elkadi( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Hani Elkadi, biology, he...
Heather Adamson Stockman( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Heather Adamson Stockman...
Herb Wilson( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Herb Wilson, long-time I...
Himie Voxman( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Himie Voxman, retired chairman of the University o...
Howard Sokol( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Howard Sokol, former state representative, directo...
Hunter Rawlings( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Hunter Rawlings, former University of Iowa preside...
Jack Kennedy( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Journalism teacher Jack Kennedy of City High Schoo...
Dr. James Clifton( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Dr. James Clifton, a senior gastroenterologist, we...
James Dixon( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews James Dixon, retired con...
Jay Holstein( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Jay Holstein, beloved professor of religion at the...
Jean Lloyd Jones( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Jean Lloyd Jones, Presid...
Jean Robillard( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Dr. Jean Robillard, pediatric nephrologist and Vic...
Jim Harris( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Jim Harris, owner of Prairie Lights Bookstore in I...
Jim Mondanaro( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Local restaurateur and yoga instructor Jim Mondana...
John Alberhasky( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Owner of John's Grocery John Alberhasky talks...
John Ebert( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Founder of the Iowa Mountaineers and long time WSU...
John Gerber( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Author and retired professor of English at the Uni...
Dr. John R. Maxwell( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Retired Pediatrician John Maxwell is interviewed. ...
John and Sandra Hudson( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - After researching places to retire, John and Sandr...
John Buchanan( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews her husband, John Buchan...
June Braverman( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - June Braverman, long time Iowa City resident, who ...
Karen Kubby( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Karen Kubby, Iowa City artist, activist and former...
Kitty Davis( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Kitty Davis, long-time Iowa City resident, who was...
Dr. Lee Allen( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Lee Allen, a leading doc...
Leola Bergmann( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Leola Bergmann, Iowa City author, musician, writer...
Lida Cochran( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Lida Cochran is a pioneer in audiovisual instructi...
Linda Kerber( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Linda Kerber is the May Brodbeck Professor of Hist...
Lyle Drollinger( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Lyle Drollinger is the retired owner and operator ...
Lynne Lanning( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Lynne Lanning is the founder of Kidneeds, a non-pr...
Marc Moen( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews real estate developer Ma...
Margaret Clover( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Educator and lecturer on the impact of AIDS on the...
Margaret Alexander( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Margaret Alexander, American director of the proje...
Margareth Cheng( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Margareth Cheng, retired...
Marilynne Robinson( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Marilynne Robinson, Pulitzer and National Humaniti...
Mark Ginsberg( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Mark Ginsberg, business owner, philanthropist and ...
Marcia Wegman( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Marcia Wegman is a local artist and owner of Thing...
Marvin Bell( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Marvin Bell is a nationally known poet, University...
Melanie Haupert( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Melanie Haupert is a graduate of the University of...
Michael Lensing( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Michael Lensing is funeral director at Lensing Fun...
Miriam Gilbert( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Miriam Gilbert is a Shakespeare scholar and Univer...
J. Patrick White( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Long-time Johnson County Attorney J. Patrick White...
Peter Nazareth( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Peter Nazareth, Uganda-b...
Phyllis Harper Barbach( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Phyllis Harper-Bardach is an educator and advocate...
Reverend Robert Holzhammer( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Reverend Robert Holzhammer "Father Bob,"...
Robert and Ruth Carlsen( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Bob Carlsen, retired Uni...
Ron Clark and Jody Hovland( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ron Clark and Jody Hovland, co-directors of the Ri...
Rosalie Braverman( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Rosalie Braverman is a community leader and founde...
Sally Lindberg( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews local artist Sally Lindb...
Sally Mathis( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Sally Mathis, former dir...
Steve Atkins( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Steve Atkins is the former City Manager for Iowa C...
Steve McGuire( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Steve McGuire, University of Iowa art instructor a...
Steve West( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Steve West, musician and...
Susan Craig( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Susan Craig is the Director of the Iowa City Publi...
Suzanne Risherson( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan and guests Lolly Eggers, Carol Chri...
Timothy Barrett( Friday April 11th, 2014 ) - Research scientist, former director of Iowa Center...
Tom Davis( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Tom Davis, head coach of...
Tom Gelman( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Tom Gelman, attorney and...
Tom Lepic( Friday April 11th, 2014 ) - Native Iowa Citian, former jockey, wrestler, coach...
Tom Walz( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Tom Walz is the former director of the School of S...
Valerie Lagorio( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Valerie Lagorio, retired...
Vivian Stringer( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - C. Vivian Stringer is University of Iowa's wo...
William Scott( Friday April 4th, 2014 ) - Dr. William Scott is a pediatric ophthalmologist a...
Bob Downer( Friday August 1st, 2014 ) - Ellen Buchanan interviews Bob Downer, attorney and...
Gerhild Krapf( Friday August 1st, 2014 ) - Gerhild Krapf is an attorney and musician, and she...