Iowa PBS Documentaries

Postville: When Cultures Collide

Special | 53m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Through the prism of Postville, Iowa (population 1,500), this documentary examines what happens when a once homogeneous town becomes a new model for the American melting pot. This program investigates the roots of cultural misunderstanding, explores the meaning of community, showcases the manifestation of underlying racism and offers a glimpse into what might be the future of small town America.

Aired: 11/02/00

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Iowa PBS Documentaries is a local public television program presented by Iowa PBS.