With tag: world
Kearney Brings Home Gold
Hannah Kearney of Norwich has won the first U.S. gold medal of the Vancouver
Olympics, taking the women's moguls Saturday night.
VT Edition: Canada in 2009
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Dr. Paul Martin, Director of the University of Vermont's Canadian Studies Program and Jeffrey Ayres and Chair of the Political Science Department from St. Michaels College about top Canadian news stories of 2009.
Population Media Center Wins Award
By Mitch Wertlieb
A non-profit located in Vermont has been honored for its work making a difference in
some two dozen countries around the world. The Shelburne-based Population Media Center recently received a Peter F. Drucker Award granted to
social organizations that demonstrate innovation and positive change in
Aftermath of Afghan elections
By Jane Lindholm
Diplomat Peter Galbraith joins us to discuss the accusations of fraud in Afghanistan's elections. The Vermonter serves as a deputy chief for the united Nations in Kabul. Also, an examination of politics and budgets numbers in the layoff of state workers that is set to begin. And trip into farm fields with the Vermont FoodBank's gleaning program.
President Obama addresses the U.N.
VPR will carry President Obama's address to the United Nations as he
lays out his view of international cooperation in the 21st century.
NPR's Neal Conan and Mara Liasson anchor this live coverage.