H5M 068 | How Iowa Conquered the World, Part 5: Why Iowa Standardized the English Language

May 5, 2014



Why is it that all news broadcasters talk with a Midwestern accent? For many reasons, but partly because Iowa standardized the English language by sending lots of talent to California during Hollywood’s golden age.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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