U.S. House candidate Jane Newton

In this program:  Liberty Union candidate for U.S. House, Jane Newton, talks about her views on nuclear power, the Iraq war, and the bailout bill.  Then, analysis from VPR reporter John Dillon, and a look back at voices in the news this week.

VPR Evening News October 8th, 2008

Wall St. bailout becomes a key issue in House race; Revitalizing the Northern Forest economy; The Liberty Union Party is fielding a full slate of candidates; and commentator Deborah Luskin on Reading and Discussion programs.

Liberty Union Candidates

Vermont’s Liberty Union Party is fielding a full slate of statewide candidates this year, running on a platform stressing socialized medicine and closing Vermont Yankee, among other issues.  We’ll find out why they’re running and where they think the state should be heading.  Plus, an update on the future of the Intervale composting operation.