What happens when a society
believes strongly in two values, but those two values conflict? We talk
about why there is sometimes tension between preserving freedom and fighting
racism, with Erik Bleich, professor of political science at Middlebury College and author of the new book "The Freedom To Be Racist?
How The United
And Europe Struggle To Preserve Freedom And Combat Racism," and Curtiss Reed, Executive Director of the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity. We
look at race and racism both in Vermont and outside our borders, and at how different
societies deal with these complicated questions.
Also on the program, we talk
with Secretary of State Jim Condos, who was recently appointed co-chair of the Standing
Committee on State Heritage, about his efforts in the preservation of state
artifacts and the digital preservation of historic documents.