barefoot running

River to River
1:50 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Cultural and Educational Pushes in the Middle East

World Bank Photo Collection / flickr

Two years after the Arab Spring, those living in the Middle East are still striving towards democratic governance. Our guest this hour tells us why education and cultural understanding are key to this development.

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River to River
2:41 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Mammoth Bones and Iowa's Barefoot Runner

An Iowa man and his sons made a huge discovery on their Oskaloosa farm recently. Now scientists are in the process of excavating a mammoth skeleton.  We’ll hear what they hope to learn from the find. Then, 18-year-old Rae Heim of Carroll is running barefoot across the country this year from Boston to Huntington Beach, CA. She has reached Iowa – raising money for an organization called souls4soles – a Christian organization which supplies shoes to needy kids.  Rae talks with River to River's Ben Kieffer about her journey.