We are very happy to continue our new regular feature on The Roundtable, entitled – Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities. It is our chance to check in with the Humanities Councils throughout our 7-State area to discuss important ideas and why they do indeed matter.
This morning we spotlight Vermont and specifically, the evolution of sports writing.
From her modest beginnings to becoming the tenth woman--and third American woman--to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Jody Williams is here to describe the ups and downs of her tumultuous and remarkable life.
Vermont lawmakers are considering dropping the state's traditional maple syrup-labeling system in favor of an international one.
The Vermont Senate has passed and sent to the House a resolution that supports the Agency of Agriculture’s proposal to adopt an administrative rule to implement international maple grading standards. Vermont Maple Sugarmakers’ Board Chair Jacques Couture explains that the international grading system is brand new.
Europe’s financial fortunes have influenced the world economy for years. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss Welch’s study group on Europe.