Peter Welch has faced the question of whether to support the latest version of the federal bailout of the financial industry; Former Vermont federal prosecutor George Terwilliger says the Justice Department should drop its criminal investigation of Alberto Gonzales;
There’s a traffic disruption today on one of the most
heavily traveled stretches of road in Vermont; a developer hoping to double the
size of a Bennington Wal-Mart has filed for a state land-use permit; more…
Tonight is opening night for the 11th
Annual Green Mountain Film Festival in Montpelier. The festival is a showcase
for international and regional film-makers, with several special events and discussions with notables from the film
Among this year’s special
guests is Kathleen Carroll, who was the film critic for the New York Daily News
for thirty years.
For 17 years, film buffs and
supporters of women in the arts have been gathering in Brattleboro for
the annual Women’s Film Festival. VPR’s
Jane Lindholm discusses a few of the 30 films being shown with the chair of the festival’s Film Selection
all turbulence in the national economy and on Wall Street mean for Vermont? State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding
examines the health of the state’s investment accounts, and Vermont’s economic outlook. Also, Staff Sergeant Alaria O’Brien shares her story of helping help other Iraq and Afghanistan veterans get
medical and psychological services after
deployment. And the Brattleboro Women’s Film Festival is underway – we get a peek a few of the films.
Another Vermont tree goes to Washington for the Capitol Christmas Tree. One candidate could represent both Democrats AND Progressives in the 2008 race for VT Governor. VT biologist concerned over deer disease in NY State possibly heading for VT. VPIRG hoping media attention to understaffed Consumer product Safety Comm. will lead to legislative action on dangerous products, particularly toys.