Where Symbolism Matters

State symbols are the subject of grade school projects, tourism marketing and a bit of cynical derision. But dig into the stories behind official symbols, and they reveal our history, culture and economic values.

Proverbial Wisdom & Family Health Care

Visit Milton Elementary School where teachers use proverbs to teach 4th graders values. And in a time when health care is unaffordable, learn how providers can accept minimal fees and even barter services. Wisdom and Proverbs and Bartering for Family Health Care

Making Movies, Finding Audiences In Vermont

We talk with a few Vermont filmmakers about how they get their films funded, made, and distributed. We also have an interview with Peter Diamondstone, Socialist candidate for Senate. And VPR’s John Dillon explains the Vermont Attorney General’s lawsuits over campaign finance violations.