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Nuns Re-Enact Boat Trip Down Ohio River

NPR's Scott Simon talks with two Ursuline nuns who have been traveling down the Ohio River in a flatboat this week, re-enacting the trip taken by Ursuline sisters 130 years ago to establish a school.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.