Moonlight in Vermont

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.

Al Sharpton’s MLK Message

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.

VPR Presents Mansour Farhang

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.

VPR Presents: Gwen Ifill

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.

VPR Presents Amartya Sen

Economics and philosophy professor Amartya Sen says this year’s college graduates are entering a difficult economy. He put the current economic crisis in context at St. Michael’s College’s graduation ceremony.