Bayard Rustin was a pivotal figure in the civil rights
movement that you may not have heard of. He counseled Martin Luther King on the
value of non-violence and helped engineer the March on Washington.
Al Letson tells Rustin’s story Saturday at 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.