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Iowa Town Finds Success in Serenity

While other towns in the region struggle, the small community of Fairfield, Iowa, has flourished through serenity. A school for Transcendental Meditation, established 30 years ago by a former guru for the Beatles, has turned the town into a thriving cultural center. Hear NPR's Greg Allen.

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As NPR's Miami correspondent, Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and environmental stories. He moved into this role in 2006, after four years as NPR's Midwest correspondent.