Rekha Basu on the "War Rhetoric" Response to Baltimore Protests

May 2, 2015

Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges against six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray.

On this News Buzz edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with opinion writer Rekha Basu to get her thoughts in the aftermath of the protests and riots in Baltimore.

Lieutenant Rex Mueller, of the Sioux City Iowa Police Department, talks about the best methods of community engagement, as a way for police officers to build bridges within their community.

Ben also hosts interviews on other top Iowa news of the week, including Tyson’s decision to end the use of human antibiotics in their poultry production and the story of Sam the Yorkshire Terrier, a dog who traveled more than 1000 miles to Iowa from Louisiana, and was reunited with his owner this week after three years apart.