Late last month, a number KKK fliers were discovered at the homes of two black women in Burlington. The incident sparked a number of rallies in Burlington by people protesting racism. Burlington officials announced on Thursday the arrest of a white supremacist in the case.
Three decades after his death, Orson Welles remains one of the world’s best known filmmakers. An actor, writer, director, and producer he is perhaps most remembered for Citizen Kane and his notorious radio play War of the Worlds. A number of film retrospectives are occurring this year, the 100th anniversary of Welles’ birth. This weekend the Adirondack Film Society Screening Series is holding its “Celebration of Orson Welles” in Lake Placid. The program will be introduced by Welles colleague and film producer Larry Jackson. He tells WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley what it was like to work with the legendary filmmaker.
In the wake of fierce debate over the implementation of the Common Core education standards in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed a task force to undertake a comprehensive review and present recommendations. WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was in Lake Placid last night for one of three simultaneous public listening sessions.
Home may be where the heart is, but does that adage extend to the ballot box? WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports some questions are being raised as to whether the latest potential Democratic candidate for Vermont lieutenant governor is even eligible to run.
The administration of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is asking for the public's ideas on what the state's spending priorities should be as officials prepare what is expected to be a very tough budget for the next fiscal year.
Plattsburgh State faculty and students gathered Friday afternoon to discuss what actions faculty can take to help students and the campus community have a “meaningful conversation about issues of race.” The gathering was called by the head of the faculty senate in the wake of the student newspaper’s publication of a racially insensitive cartoon.