Vermont and Lincoln

What was Vermont like during Lincoln’s presidency? We’ll learn about Lincoln’s legacy in our state. Also, we’ll hear from Congressman Peter Welch about his vote on the ‘fiscal cliff’ fix.

Lincoln Bicentennial Program

We examine some of the key decisions of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, and how they resonate today. Steve Zind on the ringing of bells to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth. And Bennington College President Liz Coleman and the role higher education ought to play in keeping Democracy vital.

Volunteers prepare celebration of Lincoln

Vermont volunteers are gearing up to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth next year. Organizers say it is "altogether fitting and proper" that the celebration will take place without a penny of public funding.