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The Plane Crash that Claimed Three Rock Legends

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The Plane Crash that Claimed Three Rock Legends

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The death of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper in an Iowa cornfield became known as "The Day the Music Died" after the 1971 Don McLean song.


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Soar beyond Iowa's rows of crops, towering silos, and old farmhouses and discover a state where promise and opportunity stretch as far as its endless skies. This aerial tour celebrates such landmarks as the covered bridges of Madison County and John Wayne's birthplace. We also explore the state's rich history and iconic figures, from Napoleon and Jefferson to Lewis and Clark, as we track the 29th State's remarkable journey from near wilderness to statehood.

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