On this day – March 24th – sixty years ago, Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom got the name that’s stood the
test of time. These days, "Northeast Kingdom" crops up frequently in daily
conversation, business directories, and bumper stickers. So VPR’s Charlotte Albright has been asking "What’s in a
seems like almost daily we hear more bad economic news. And comparisons to the
Great Depression seem inevitable. Some economists say lessons learned and
changes since the 1930’s should prevent another Depression from happening.