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Interview: Archbishop Elias Chacour on the philosophy of non-violence
Monday, 11/03/08
By Neal Charnoff
Archbishop Elias Chacour speaks with VPR's Neal Charnoff about the philosophy of non-violence.
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VT Edition Interview: Jeff Ayres on Canadian electorial politics
Monday, 10/13/08
By Jane Lindholm
Political scientist Jeff Ayres of St. Michael's College - who'll be co-leading a field trip to Ottawa to study the aftermath of the elections talks Canadian electoral politics with VPR's Jane Lindholm.
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VT Edition: Chris Urban, Cheryl Conner & Colonel James Baker on Vermont's Mexican farm workers
Tuesday, 09/23/08
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm speaks with Chris Urban, Cheryl Conner and Colonel James Baker, about the legal and cultural challenges facing the state's immigrant laborers.
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Interview: Betsy Baker on Arctic Mapping
Monday, 09/22/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
Vermont Law School professor Betsy Baker recently returned from a 3-week scientific expedition to the Arcitc. She speaks with VPR's Mitch Wertlieb about mapping the ocean floor.
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Interview: Emi MacLean on restord habeas corpus rights to Guantanamo Bay detainees
Monday, 09/15/08
By Neal Charnoff
A June ruling opened the door for Guantanamo Bay detainees to challenge their detention in U.S. Federal Court. Emi MacLean, a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York City, says the center has functioned as a home base of sorts for lawyers representing Guantanamo detainees.
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Music explores harmonies that exist between Islam and Christianity
Wednesday, 09/10/08
By Jane Lindholm
The CD, African Sanctus, is a multicultural celebration of faith by British composer, David Fanshawe.
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VT Edition Interview: Middlebury College student, Shabana Basij-Rasikh on life in Afghanistan
Wednesday, 09/10/08
By Jane Lindholm
Eighteen year old Shabana Basij-Rasikh is a sophomore at Middlebury College, but her home is Kabul, Afghanistan. She spoke with VPR's Jane Lindholm about the shifting situation in her country.
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VT Edition: Jennifer Fluri, Julie Peterson & Jonathan Hoffman on forging connections in Afghanistan
Wednesday, 09/10/08
By Jane Lindholm
Jennifer Fluri, Julie Peterson and Jonathan Hoffman They spoke with VPR's Jane Lindholm about their workabout their work promoting education, opportunity, and the rule of law in Afghanistan.
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Midday Newscast: August 20, 2008
Wednesday, 08/20/08
By Neal Charnoff
Study says new electric power plants could make sense for Vermont's largest utilities; Dramatic increase in the number of calls to The Women's Rape Crisis Center in Burlington; The New York State Senate back in session to vote on spending cuts; Vermonter Andrew Wheating's Olympic drive is over.
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VT Edition: Judy Geer & Serena Eddy on Olympic training and competition
Monday, 08/18/08
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Summer Olympians Judy Geer and Serena Eddy Moulton, who both competed in rowing in the 1980s about what it's like to train for and compete in the Olympics, and how athletics have shaped their lives since.
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Midday Newscast: August 18, 2008
Monday, 08/18/08
By Neal Charnoff
Survey says Vermonters value the state's working landscape; more Vermont children will be eligible to receive free breakfasts at school this fall; Middlebury celebrates opening of the Town Hall Theater; a recent UVM graduate among five activists deported by China for protesting at Olympics.
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Reflections on musical a visit to China
Thursday, 08/14/08
Last summer members of the Vermont Youth Orchestra traveled to China, and performed in magnificent concert halls, and even played at The Great Wall of China.   Since the world's eyes are on China Olympics, we thought we'd listen back to one student's reflections about playing on the Great Wall.
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Cavendish to remember Russian writer Solzhenitzyn
Monday, 08/11/08
The southern Vermont town of Cavendish is planning a memorial service for famed Russian writer and one-time resident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
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Twin State Peregrines head to Cuba
Friday, 08/08/08
Young baseball players from New Hampshire and Vermont leave today for Cuba.
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Residents of Cavendish remember Alexander Solzhenitsyn as a neighbor
Monday, 08/04/08
By Steve Zind
As the world remembers the late Alexander Solzhenitsyn the writer and dissident, the residents of one Vermont town are remembering a neighbor. His 18 years in Cavendish was the longest Solzhenitsyn lived in any one place - and townspeople still have vivid memories of his impact on their community.
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Midday Newscast: August 4, 2008
Monday, 08/04/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
Here are the top stories at noon: The rainy summer has made it even more of a challenge than usual to maintain Vermont's thousands of miles of dirt roads; In Vermont, Alexander Solzhenitsyn is being remembered for his time in Cavendish; A juvenile from Wells is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon in Vermont District Court for the death of his mother.
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Interview: Paul Richardson on Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Monday, 08/04/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
The famed Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn has died at the age of 89. The reclusive Solzhenitsyn granted few interviews, but the editor of Russian Life Magazine Paul Richardson was able to speak with Solzhenitsyn's wife Natalya in Moscow this past spring. Richardson speaks with VPR's Mitch Wertlieb.
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Visiting foreign students share impressions of US culture, politics
Thursday, 07/31/08
By Steve Zind
For the past month, twenty university students from southwest Asia have been in Vermont visiting non-profits and businesses, talking with religious leaders and politicians - and talking with Vermonters.
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Florida congressman criticizes baseball team's trip to Cuba
Thursday, 07/31/08
A Florida congressman is criticizing a Vermont-New Hampshire youth baseball team's trip to Cuba next week.
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Interview: Coaches of the Twin-State Peregrines
Friday, 07/25/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
A group of 14 young baseball players from the Upper Valley are headed to Cuba to meet kids their age who are also crazy about the sport. VPR's Mitch Wertlieb speaks with their coaches, Ted Levin and John Carey.
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Brownsville woman to compete in carriage driving world championships
Thursday, 07/24/08
By Susan Keese
This summer a Brownsville woman will be one of only five Americans traveling to Poland to compete in the Combined Driving Single Horse World Championships.
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Hispaniola biologists explore Vermont bird conservation programs
Thursday, 07/24/08
By Jane Lindholm
A group of conservation biologists from the island of Hispaniola spent the last three weeks in Vermont exploring U.S. bird conservation programs and learning skills to take back to their countries. VPR's Jane Lindholm talked with them, and with their host, Vermont Center for Ecostudies Director Chris Rimmer, about some of the challenges they face in their home countries.
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Interview: Shelly Pomerance on Canada Day
Tuesday, 07/01/08
By Neal Charnoff
July 1st is Canada Day. Today marks the 141st anniversary of the founding of Quebec City. To find out how Canadians mark this holiday, Neal Charnoff talked with VPR's Shelly Pomerance, who lives in Montreal.
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VT Edition: Paul Martin and Michael Doxtater on Canada's apology to native people
Monday, 06/16/08
By Jane Lindholm
Paul Martin, Director of the Canadian Studies program at University of Vermont and Michael Doxtater, Director of the Indigenous Education Project at McGill University in Montreal speak with VRR's Jane Lindholm about the history of forced assimilation, why the apology has come now.
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VT Edition: General Michael Dubie on a possible Afghanistan Guard deployment
Monday, 06/09/08
By Jane Lindholm
Adjutant General Michael Dubie speaks with VPR's Jane Lindholm about what the guard is doing to prepare for a possible large-scale deployment to Afghanistan and what it's learned from past deployments.
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