Prison Work Camps
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In this episode:
In 1993 Vermont built its first prison work camp in Saint
Johnsbury, and it's still the only one in the state. Many Vermonters
seem to embrace the idea, but that doesn't mean they want one in their
own backyard. We talk with Corrections Commissioner Rob Hofmann and
Saint Johnsbury Town Manager Mike Welch. We also hear from James
Hutchinson, chair of the Selctboard in Randolph, a town that rejected a
Jane Lindholm talks with Northeast Kingdom poet Leland
Kinsey about farming, Africa and baseball -- some of the themes in his
new book, In the Rain Shadow.
It's hot and humid outside, but step into a Bikram yoga
studio and the conditions are downright sweltering. We visit a class in
Burlington that sweats it out for good health.