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History Under the Waves: The Sarah Ellen
Wednesday, 07/29/09
By Tim Johnson
In the third part of our series, "History Under the Waves", the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's Art Cohn describes the tragic fate of the schooner, Sarah Ellen in 1860.
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History Under the Waves: The General Butler
Friday, 07/31/09
By Tim Johnson
In the final part of our series "History Under the Waves" we learn about the dramatic end of the sailing canal boat General Butler on a cold December night at the Burlington Breakwater in 1876.
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Series and Specials
Lake Music: The First 400 Years
Saturday, 08/15/09
Cheryl Willoughby hosts "Lake Music: The First 400 Years" - an exploration of this region's unique musical heritage, part of the Champlain 400 series.
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History Under the Waves: The Champlain II
Thursday, 07/30/09
By Tim Johnson
Today in our series "History Under the Waves" we learn about The Champlain II, a boat that had two carrers before meeting its fate on the side of Split Rock Mountain in 1875.
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History Under the Waves: The Phoenix
Tuesday, 07/28/09
By Tim Johnson
All this week in our series "History Under the Waves" VPR is looking at five historic wrecks that lie at the bottom of Lake Champlain. Today, we look at the Phoenix. Built in 1815, it was the second commercial steamboat launched on Lake Champlain.
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History Under the Waves: The Gunboat Spitfire
Monday, 07/27/09
By Tim Johnson
In the first part of our series "History Under The Waves" we look at the Gunboat Spitfire, a part of Benedict Arnold's fleet of ships assigned the task of repeling the British as they advanced down Lake Champlain in 1776.
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Commentaries
Craven: Champlain Festival retrospective
Tuesday, 07/21/09
By Jay Craven
The dust has settled following the recent Burlington International Waterfront Festival - and the event's producer, commentator Jay Craven, is taking a moment to look back.
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VT Edition: "Young Charlotte"
Monday, 07/20/09
By Jane Lindholm
Andy Kolovos, archivist with the Vermont Folklife Center talks with VPR's Jane Lindholm about "Young Charlotte", a folk ballad that is part of a collection of songs celebrating Vermont music in a new two-disc collection.
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Quebec Minister in Vermont to observe Quadricentennial
Thursday, 07/09/09
By Neal Charnoff
Vermont is welcoming dignitaries to the state this weekend to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's exploration of the region. One of those who will be visiting is Pierre Arcand, Quebec's International Relations Minister.
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Through the Eyes of Champlain: The Portrait
Friday, 07/10/09
By Mike Martin
All this week, as part of VPR's special Champlain 400 programming, commentator Mike Martin has been looking at the New World through the "Eyes of Champlain." Today, he offers a brief glimpse of the man himself.
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Filmmaker kicks off Quad festivities
Saturday, 07/04/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
Celebrations for America's Independence today are intermingled with international festivities under way in Vermont's largest city. Vermont filmmaker Jay Craven says the events commemorating the arrival of Samuel de Champlain 400 years ago offer an opportunity to creatively examine the history and culture that shaped the Champlain Valley we know it today.
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VT Edition Interview: Bruce Hyde on kicking off the Quadricentennial Celebration
Tuesday, 12/30/08
By Jane Lindholm
Bruce Hyde, who heads the Quadricentennial Commission, gives VPR's Jane Lindholm a preview of the year-long celebration, which begins Wednesday during Burlington's First Night festivities.
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Through the Eyes of Champlain: Torture
Thursday, 07/09/09
By Mike Martin
This week, as part of VPR's special Champlain 400 programming, commentator Mike Martin is looking through the "Eyes of Champlain." Today, he considers Champlain's attitudes about torture and the humane treatment of prisoners.
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Through the Eyes of Champlain: Les "Sauvages"
Wednesday, 07/08/09
By Mike Martin
This week, as part of VPR's special Champlain 400 programming, commentator Mike Martin is looking through the "Eyes of Champlain." On Wednesday, he considers Champlain's views about the various cultures he encountered in the New World.
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Through the Eyes of Champlain: Champlain and Religion
Tuesday, 07/07/09
By Mike Martin
This week, as part of VPR's special Champlain 400 programming, commentator Mike Martin is looking through the "Eyes of Champlain." Today, he considers the importance of religion in Champlain's life and work.
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Through the eyes of Champlain: The French connection
Monday, 07/06/09
By Mike Martin
As part of VPR's special Champlain 400 programming, commentator Mike Martin is looking through the "Eyes of Champlain" all this week. Today, he considers Champlain and The French Connection.
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VT Edition Interview: How Lake Champlain has changed
Thursday, 07/02/09
By Jane Lindholm
Mary Watsin of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources talks with VPR's Jane Lindholm about changes in Lake Champlain over the last 400 years.
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VT Edition: Samuel de Champlain's Life
Thursday, 07/02/09
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with David Hackett Fischer, author of the acclaimed Champlain's Dream about the Samuel de Champlain's life.
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Burlington International Waterfront Festival
Thursday, 07/02/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
Filmmaker Jay Craven, producer of the Burlington International Waterfront Festival, which begins today-says for this celebration, everyone connected in any way to Champlain will be part of the festivities.
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All the Traditions
All the Traditions: Looking Forward to the Lake Champlain Quadricentennial
Sunday, 06/28/09
Music from France, Brazil, the Adirondacks, and Minnesota, and a preview of local performances to celebrate the Lake Champlain Quadricentennial.
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Stories From The Lake: Appreciation
Monday, 06/29/09
After tourism and recreation became firmly established in the region, a new appreciation grew for Lake Champlain's beauty and natural resources. Today, we explore how people are honoring the lake's heritage and preserving it for future generations.
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Stories From The Lake: Celebrations
Monday, 06/29/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
As railroads and bridges take hold in the Champlain Valley, the region's focus shifts to from shipping to tourism. Join VPR's Mitch Wertlieb as "Stories from the Lake" continues.
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Stories from the Lake: A Water Highway
Monday, 06/22/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
From military to commerce the role of the region's main transportation route, Lake Champlain, changes. And there's still more conflict with the British during the War of 1812. 
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Series and Specials
Champlain 400: Stories from the Lake
Monday, 06/22/09
For centuries, Lake Champlain has been a place of discovery, and one that's convinced many visitors to stay. We'll look deeply into the lake on Mondays this month in our series "Stories from the Lake," examining the lake and its role in shaping the history and culture of the region.
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Stories from the Lake: Towns Establish
Monday, 06/15/09
Once the Revolutionary War was over, Vermont became an inviting place for people to re-start their lives, in a region ripe with trade and farming.
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