Playing out some history
The State Historical Museum will present “American Dreamer: The Life and Times of Henry A. Wallace” at 7 p.m. and “Peace Through Corn” at 8 p.m. Friday in the Cowles-Kruidenier Auditorium, 600 E. Locust St. in Des Moines. “American Dreamer” is a one-act play based on the award-winning book of the same name by former Sen. John Culver and John Hyde. “Peace through Corn” is a two-man performance about the friendship of Iowa farmer Roswell Garst and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. It is based in part on actual dialogue as represented in the men’s letters, memoirs and speeches. Tickets are $10. For more information, contact Maureen Korte at email@example.com or 281-4132 for more information.