River to River on IPR News and Studio One


River to River is Iowa Public Radio's talk program that focuses on the news, issues and events in our state. This national award-winning program goes beyond the headlines, frames community problems, and fosters conversation. Wednesdays, Ben Kieffer is joined by political analysts from around the state to dissect the week in politics. Clay Masters hosts Mondays during the legislative session. Our theme music is by The River Monks.


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Title: Mass Murderer Dustin Lee Honken To Be Executed Friday

Former Coal Miner Seeks To Dispel Myths Of Appalachia

July 20th, 2020

Coal miner turned blogger speaks with Ben Kieffer Go to Episode

Here's Why Iowans Should Care About Oceans

July 20th, 2020

Listen back to favorite conversations from our archives about science Go to Episode

An Iowan Recounts His Story Of Witnessing An Execution

July 20th, 2020

Ben Kieffer speaks with a variety of guests about the top Iowa stories of the week. Go to Episode

The Most Significant Supreme Court Rulings

July 16th, 2020

The 2020 term has been called the most consequential Supreme Court term in recent memory. Go to Episode