Katie Couric's Notebook: Why Iowa?

It's Iowa's time in the political spotlight. But if all the hype over the caucuses seems a bit much sometimes, you might be asking yourself: Why Iowa?

The Hawkeye State began serving the role of political kingmaker in 1972, and since then, its caucus system has only gained significance. For a little more perspective, click the monitor at left.
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