With tag: books
Vermont Reads 2009: Finding the Way Home
By Mitch Wertlieb
During the war, 120,000 men, women and children were interned by the U.S. government, essentially for looking like the enemy. After the war they were free to go. But where? Many had lost everything. So the challenge was where and how to return home - how to
once again "belong".
Vermont Reads 2009: New Surroundings, No Provisions
As America went to war, thousands at home headed for a worrisome future in the custody of the U.S. government. And that's where we pick up our series, Vermont Reads, as the U.S. Army was ill prepared to provide transport, food and shelter to 120,000 men, women and children.
Journalist Paul Roberts Speaks at UVM
Listen to Paul Roberts, author of "The End of Food," at 8 Monday evening. Roberts spoke at UVM as part of the George D Aiken Lecture Series last week. Hear his dicussion about the shortcomings of our food system and what you can do to make it more sustainable.
By Jane Lindholm
We talk with author Ann McKinstry Micou about the many novels set within the Green Mountain state, and what their themes and settings reveal about Vermont. Also, a look at deteriorating art at our rest stops, and we read from our mailbag.