Near & Far Video, Introduced by Richard Kemp: The Road to Recovery 2014: Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out! 04/10/2014

Ivette Torres, Associate Director for Consumer Affairs, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

This episode will highlight the many accomplishments of the 2013 Recovery Month campaign and look forward to a successful September 2014 Recovery Month.

If you have questions or comments about this program, please contact Richard Kemp at

Guardianship for Future Generations: Becoming Great Ancestors 04/10/2014

Attorney Carolyn Raffensperger, Executive Director of Science, Environmental and Health Network (SEHN), advocates our government has two functions to defend and protect rights. It is the government’s responsibility to be the steward and trustee of the commonwealth and public health. She states that future generations have rights and responsibilities too.  Ms. Raffensperger proposes the creation of new institutions as part of a vision for the future that brings us back to life and health, and extends beyond our own generation. She suggests these new institutions will have the mission to protect our commonwealth and public health. She says, “imagine before a pipeline can be installed it has to get approval from this new institution”.  For more information, SEHN’s web link:

Howard Dean - Does Obamacare Have a Future? 04/07/2014

Howard Dean, Former Governor of Vermont, Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Founder of Democracy for america, speaks to the national health care efforts.  Part of the UVM Marsh Lecture Series.

Burlington Dismas House Annual Dinner Auction 04/05/2014

April 5, 2014 at the Old Lantern in Charlotte, VT. Award ceremony and keynote address.

Honorable Geoffrey Crawford receives the Jack Hickey Award. Master of Ceremonies TJ Donovan, Auctioneer Jamie Polli of GameshowsVT. Sr. Helen Prejean is the Keynote Speaker. Sister Prejean has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty and helping to shape the newly vigorous opposition to state executions. She travels around the world giving talks about her ministry. She is the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States, which became a movie, an opera and a play for high schools and colleges.

Nuclear Free Future: Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear on Radioactive Waste 04/02/2014

Host Margaret Harrington interviews Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog from Beyond Nuclear (, to continue a discussion on radioactive waste.

Positively Vermont: Hildene - The Lincoln Family Home 04/02/2014

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Seth Bongartz, President of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, located in Manchester, Vermont.

Senator Bernie Sanders: Senator Bernie Sanders Town Meeting 03/30/2014

Four Sites discuss the Robert Reich film "Inequality for All"

Bugged - The Race to Eradicate the Asian Longhorned Beetle 03/18/2014

Alien invaders live hidden among us. The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is in the top 100 "world's worst invasive alien species" and could destroy one third of America's trees. For the first time, the ALB infests a city on the edge of a natural forested area. Bugged is a 24-minute documentary that follows scientists, government officials and private citizens who are the front lines in the ALB eradication war. - Director, Emily Driscoll

Under the Dome: 2014 LCRCC Legislative Breakfast with Sen. Leahy, Rep. Welch 03/17/2014

The last of the 2014 Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce's annual Legislative Breakfast Series features Senator Patrick Leahy (D), and Representative Peter Welch (D).

Burlington Free University: Student Unions: What are They Asking For? 03/13/2014

Community members, Peter Garritano, Sandy Baird, Charles Simpson, Mannie Lionni and Marc Estrin continue their roundtable conversation.

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