New York Times reporter Damien Cave and photographer Todd Heisler are spending the summer driving north along Interstate 35. Why? They're hoping to paint a picture of how immigration is transforming communities along that route. Cave is normally based in Mexico City, Mexico and says in the week they’ve spent traveling north through Texas, they’re already hearing drastically different ideas about immigration and Mexican culture has changed certain communities in the United States.
Host Ben Kieffer sits down with Congressman Dave Loebsack from Iowa’s 2nd District to discuss his thoughts on a potential a military strike on Syria, the stalled Farm Bill, immigration reform, and the next debt ceiling.
President Obama laid out a vision for the country in his State of the Union address last night. River to River analyzes that vision and the political obstacles in the president's way. Donna Hoffman from the University of Northern Iowa and Steffen Schmidt from Iowa State University join the conversation.