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Online visit with Donna's daughter

100 Years of Donna Reed featured on Iowa History 101 series.

Actress Donna Reed was born in Denison, Iowa on Jan. 21, 1921. Join her daughter, Mary Owen, and Donna Reed Foundation board member Kurt Lee as they share memories and photos of Reed’s early days in Iowa, her Oscar-winning career, and her enduring impact on a new generation of performing artists. Their 2022 online presentation, moderated by State Curator Leo Landis, was part of the “Iowa History 101” series offered by the State Historical Society of Iowa to commemorate Iowa’s 175th year of statehood. Watch the program.


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