Des Moines in "News From the Front"Edit
At a press conference in his hometown of Des Moines in May 1942, Vice President Henry Wallace for the first time publicly criticized his erstwhile benefactor President Franklin D. Roosevelt, for Roosevelt's handling of World War II.
Des Moines in Southern VictoryEdit
The Drivers relocated to Des Moines in the 1920s after they became citizens of the United States upon the end of the Great War. They had a happy life there, but Cincinnatus Driver had to abandon it, temporarily as it turned out, due to the Richmond Agreement Plebiscite and the consequential Second Great War.