Buttigieg Recruited Likely Successor To Move Home to Indiana

May 8, 2019

River to River's "Home State View" series helps us understand how the presidential candidates are viewed as leaders in the states they call home. Host Ben Kieffer interviews journalists who have spent years covering the candidates. We get the little-known details about each hopeful's history. Click the "play" button to listen.

Kieffer talks with Jennifer Weingart, senior reporter and assignment editor for WVPE in Elkhart, Indiana about Buttigieg's journey from Harvard to Rhodes Scholar to election as South Bend Mayor at age 29. She also describes how he worked to convince his likely successor to return to their hometown.