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The birth of the Republican Party...IN IOWA!

Professor Jeff Stein examines what is considered the birthplace of the Republican Party, right here in Iowa!

The Iowa Almanac takes a look at what many consider the origin of what we now know as the Republican Party!   Professor Jeff Stein discusses why a location here in the state of Iowa has been designated at the birthplace of this political organization.