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Location of Champlain's historic battle still a mystery
Thursday, 07/30/09
The site of a history-changing battle lies somewhere in the forest along the Lake Champlain shoreline in an eastern Adirondack town.
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Celebrating Champlain400
Thursday, 07/02/09
By Jane Lindholm
We broadcast live from ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center in Burlington.  Guests include David Hackett Fischer, author of Champlain's Dream, and Mary Watzin, a lake researcher at UVM.  And, we learn more about the indigenous celebration underway.
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Interview: Caro Thompson on "Champlain: The Lake Between"
Wednesday, 12/03/08
In 2009, Vermont is commemorating the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's voyage to the lake that is named after him. The native people who lived around the lake called it "the Lake Between." And it's the history of those people, the European explorers, and their first 150 years together that film maker Caro Thompson explores in a new documentary.
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Interview: David Hackett Fischer on "Champlain's Dream"
Friday, 12/05/08
By Neal Charnoff
A new biography of Samuel de Champlain casts a fresh light on the 17th century French voyager who founded Quebec and explored the lake that bears his name.
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Interview: Fran Stoddard - In Search of Samuel de Champlain's France
Thursday, 05/28/09
By Neal Charnoff
Fran Stoddard is taking part in the "Quadricentennial Voyage: In Search of Samuel de Champlain's France," a ten-day journey for friends of Burlington City Arts to learn more about the routes of the French explorer in France. 
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Morning Newscast: December 29, 2008
Monday, 12/29/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: Many Vermont real estate professionals are hoping a drop in mortgage interest rates will spur a wave of home buying in early spring.  Vermont's neighbor to the north is celebrating a very big birthday this year. Quebec City is 400...
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Exhibit marks Champlain exploration
Monday, 12/29/08
Vermont's neighbor to the north is celebrating a very big birthday this year. Quebec City is 400. From Washington, Elizabeth Wynne Johnson has this story about the 17th Century French explorer who founded the city, and his legacy on both sides of the US-Canada border.
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Maritime Museum boat will join Quebec anniversary, launch Champlain's 400th
Monday, 05/26/08
By Ross Sneyd
In a few weeks, a reproduction of a 19th century boat that plied the waters of Lake Champlain will set sail for Quebec City. The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's replica canal schooner, the Lois McClure, will visit Quebec to help mark the city's 400th anniversary. As VPR's Ross Sneyd reports, the festivities in Quebec also start the observation of a big anniversary in the Champlain Valley.
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