Three Vermont lawyers are doing pro bono work for detainees. They’ll explain the impact of last month’s Supreme Court ruling, and update us on the results of hearing on Tuesday that might clarify the next steps for court proceedings.
This President’s Day we turn back to our Founding Fathers and explore their religious beliefs. Gary Kowalski, of Burlington’s First Unitarian Universalist Society, has written a new book on the subject. Also, presidential historian Willard Sterne Randall joins us to talk about President Calvin Coolidge’s 1924 campaign. And, VPR’s own Robert Resnik sings a famous Coolidge campaign tune.
Robert Clarke is the Chancellor of the
Vermont State Colleges. He recently announced he’ll be retiring at
the end of the 2009 school year. He
spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about the challenges State Colleges face.
The Internet’s role in the presidential campaign is breaking new ground with candidates gathering dollars and supporters online, and the advent of the YouTube Debate. We talk with Garrett Graff,
author of the book, "The First Campaign," about new media in politics. Also
in the program, Dr. Robert
Shapiro explains the science of a migraine, and VPR’s Tim
Johnson reflects on the genre of medical TV shows.