Landslides And Regional Geology

A tragic landslide in Quebec reminds us that the marine clay surface layers in our region are fragile. We talk with two geologists about the ancient events that formed the mountains and waterways in our region. And a Vermont Guard soldier explains why going back to the site of his injury has helped heal his psychological wounds.

The Moth Radio Hour

This week on The Moth Radio Hour, a Nobel Prize winner makes a shocking discovery about his parents, and a New York City cop is mistaken for a member of the mob.

A Remembrance of Edna Fairbanks-Williams

VPR’s Ross Sneyd has a remembrance of a woman who was a familiar face at the Statehouse, and a voice for those who’ve never entered the building, but whose lives are often affected by decisions made there.

Schools Vary On Alcohol Tests At Prom

Prom night can be an anxious time for parents and school administrators, who worry about the tragic accidents student drinking can lead to. This year, some Vermont schools are turning to alcohol breath tests at school dances. Others are deciding that’s not the way to go.

African-American History In Vermont

Historian Elise Guyette discusses her new book, "Discovering Black Vermont" and the families she researched who prospered in Hinesburg in the 1800s. Also, virtual classrooms will soon be teaching Vermont students, and the Norwich University marching band upholds its tradition as the oldest collegiate band in America.