Midmorning Weekend revisits some of the best recent conversations from the daily call-in program.
Segment 1: The search for a mythical lost city
In 1925, famed British explorer Percy Fawcett disappeared while searching for clues that would prove the existence of an ancient civilization in the Amazon. A new book chronicles a reporter's journey inside the Amazon to find out what happened to Fawcett and his quest. David Grann is staff writer at The New Yorker and author of "The Lost City of Z."
Segment 2: Man on a mission
Greg Mortenson recounts his long journey from a failed attempt to climb K2 to building schools for the remote, poverty-stricken villages of Afghanistan and Pakistan. His book is called "Three Cups of Tea." Mortenson is also co-founder of the nonprofit organizations Central Asia Institute and Pennies for Peace.
Segment 3: Reflections on life in Iran
As the friends and family await the sentencing of radio reporter and Fargo native Roxana Saberi, one friend reflects on the constraints of Iranian life. Journalist Azadeh Moaveni's new book centers on peaks and valleys of trying to marry and raise a family in the Islamic Republic.