A Retrospective Of The Douglas Years

A look back on the successes, the failures and the legacy of the Douglas governorship. Plus, the old-time filibuster conducted by Senator Bernie Sanders. And, we hear the Caribbean rhythms of the Cuban band Septeto Tipico Tivoli.

Causes And Effects Of Obesity

Obesity is rapidly approaching tobacco addiction as the leading preventable public health problem facing Vermonters. We discuss obesity with Dr. Bob McLellan of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Plus, VPR’s Bob Kinzel looks at Governor-elect Peter Shumlin’s new staff. And we get a peak at what goes into the official portrait of Governor Jim Douglas. 

Fellow Politicians Roast Jim Douglas

Public attention may be focused on the gubernatorial campaign between Brian Dubie and Peter Shumlin. But some are already beginning to honor the man who’s preparing to leave the governor’s office after nearly 40 years in public life.