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VPR Presents: VPR Presents: Reuben Jackson On Duke Ellington
Friday, 03/15/13
VPR's Reuben Jackson reflects on his time as Archivist and Curator with the Smithsonian Institution's Duke Ellington Collection.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Colman McCarthy
Tuesday, 10/02/12
Journalist and peace activist Colman McCarthy says Americans know a lot about war history, but comparatively little about peace history.
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VPR Presents: Millennial Writers On Stage
Tuesday, 09/25/12
Millennial Writers On Stage featured the works of 15 writers from throughout Vermont. VPR's Reuben Jackson joined Robin Fawcett of the Young Writers Project in hosting the event.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Ron Charles
Thursday, 07/05/12
VPR Presents Washington Post Book Critic Ron Charles on the state of American fiction.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Tom Bowman
Saturday, 06/09/12
NPR's Tom Bowman speaks with VPR's Mitch Wertlieb on reporting the news in Afghanistan.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Joel Najman On Darlene Love
Wednesday, 12/14/11
You've heard Darlene Love in the hit songs "He's A Rebel" and "Da Doo Ron Ron," but did you know she sang back-up for Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley and many other hit songs?
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents 'Imagination'
Friday, 10/14/11
In VPR Presents Imagination, artists and visionaries participate in a lively discussion about the value of imagination, creativity, and innovation in today's world.
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VPR Presents: Intelligence Squared: Grandma's Benefits vs. Junior's Future
Tuesday, 10/04/11
Do entitlements saddle our children with unmanageable debt, asking them to sacrifice their future for the sake of the elderly? Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean participates in this Oxford-style debate.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Henry Paulson
Thursday, 08/11/11
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks at Dartmouth College about the lessons of the financial crisis and analyzes the current economy.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
Saturday, 07/30/11
VPR Presents Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who spoke recently about the importance of understanding how the judiciary works, if the courts are to effectively protect unpopular individuals and ideas. 
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VPR Presents: Intelligence Squared: Freedom Of The Press
Monday, 06/27/11
Should freedom of the press be extended to state secrets?
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents: Your Teenager's Brain
Thursday, 05/26/11
Have you ever wondered, "What is going on in my kid's head? Why do they think that way?" Researcher Michael Nerney has some surprising answers.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Neil MacFarquhar
Monday, 05/09/11
VPR presents a recent talk by New York Times Bureau Chief, Neil MacFarquhar, on the obstacles to democratic change in the Arab world. Fresh out of Cairo, he recently spoke in South Burlington and was part of the Elder Education Enrichment program.
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VPR Presents: Contrasting Iran & Egypt: VPR Presents Nazila Fathi
Thursday, 05/05/11
Iran and Egypt have witnessed massive protests in recent years. In Iran, those protests did not change the government, but in Egypt, they did. New York Times correspondent Nazila Fathi explains why.
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VPR Presents: Intelligence Squared: Clip America's Global Wings
Wednesday, 04/20/11
Intelligence Squared pits experts against one another in energetic and civil Oxford-style debates. This debate features Peter Galbraith, Vermont State Senator and former diplomat.
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VPR Presents: Iraqi Ambassador Samir Sumaida'ie
Monday, 03/28/11
In speech Monday night in Colchester, Iraq's ambassador to the U.S. discussed Iraq's effort to build democratic institutions in the country as violence has ebbed in the past few year.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Jay Allison
Wednesday, 03/16/11
Jay Allison, best known for his work with The Moth and This I Believe, speaks about storytelling at Middlebury College.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents: The American Negro Spiritual
Wednesday, 03/09/11
Dr. Francois Clemmons talks about and performs the American Negro Spiritual.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents The Vermont Yankee Debate
Thursday, 02/24/11
In a debate at UVM, pro- and anti-Vermont Yankee advocates weigh the evidence and take questions from the audience.
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VPR Presents: Moonlight in Vermont
Friday, 01/21/11
By Neal Charnoff
Margaret Whiting may be best known for her interpretation of "Moonlight in Vermont".   Listen to Neal Charnoff's interview with Whiting, to learn how she came to record this iconic song.  Whiting died this month at 86.
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VPR Presents: Al Sharpton's MLK Message
Monday, 01/17/11
Reverand Al Sharpton was the keynote speaker at Burlington's Martin Luther King Day Celebration Sunday. It was the first trip to Vermont for the sometimes controversial civil rights leader. The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosted the event. Martin Luther King awards were given to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Evelyn and Modisane Kwanza of Alpha Baptist Church.
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VPR Presents: Thad Allen on Leadership
Thursday, 12/09/10
VPR Presents Admiral Thad Allen on leadership in times of crisis.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Joseph Ellis
Wednesday, 12/01/10
Historian Joseph Ellis sheds light on the letters of John and Abigail Adams.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents Mansour Farhang
Wednesday, 12/01/10
As Iran pursues nuclear technology, the United States grows increasingly concerned about Iran’s potential to create a nuclear bomb. Iranian-born author and former diplomat Mansour Farhang says neither Iran nor the United States really wants war.
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VPR Presents: VPR Presents: Gwen Ifill
Monday, 10/11/10
Gwen Ifill, Peabody award winning moderator for Washington Week is the keynote speaker of the George D Aiken Lecture at the University of Vermont in this special VPR presentation.
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