On this day – March 24th – sixty years ago, Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom got the name that’s stood the
test of time. These days, "Northeast Kingdom" crops up frequently in daily
conversation, business directories, and bumper stickers. So VPR’s Charlotte Albright has been asking "What’s in a
Its no secret Vermont is one of the whitest states in the country, but
what does our lack of diversity mean? We’ll talk about why Vermont lacks cultural diversity and how it affects the way we see ourselves.
Global warming and big changes in the economy could threaten Vermont’s future. But
experts say those challenges also might be the catalyst that helps the state
focus on its strengths and build stronger communities.
Jane Lindholm reports.