Interview: Vermonters at the inauguration

January 20th, 2009 is a date you may have seen plastered on bumper stickers over the past few years. But those messages were expressed by critics of President Bush who eagerly awaited the day he would leave office. For some Vermonters the inauguration was important enough to be there in person to see it happen. Today we’re speaking with two of them.  

Vermonters talking about inauguration

Many Vermonters will be glued to their radios and television sets at noon when Barack Obama is sworn in as president of the United States. VPR News has been talking to people about the inauguration.

Stowe woman to attend second inauguration

Tens of thousands descended on Washington over the weekend for the inauguration of Barack Obama as president. Molly Davies of Stowe is among them. This will be the second time she’s witnessed a new president sworn in.

From King to Obama

As our nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, we look at how his legacy connects to the inauguration of our nation’s first black president, Barack Obama.  And we hear from members of the Brattleboro Union High School band who plan to march during the inaugural parade.

Midday Newscast: January 19, 2009

Among the hundreds of thousands who have descended on Washington for Barack Obama’s inauguration are many Vermonters; a group of rail supporters will rally in Rutland later today to urge the state to save the Ethan Allen Express train service; more…