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Burlington Mayor's Press Conference: City of Burlington Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" Speech 08/28/2013

The City of Burlington commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Mayor Miro Weinberger is joined by Patrick Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center, and other community members on the front steps of City Hall for a short program, followed by a special one-minute ringing of the City Hall bells.

St. Michael's College: 50 Years after the March on Washington: How Are We Doing? 08/28/2013

Sponsored by the St. Michael's Peace and Justice Program, this panel presentation features Dr. Lorrie Smith, Dr. Kathryn Dungy, Dr. Bill Grover, and Father David Theroux discussing the history and implications of the March on Washington of August 28th, 1963, famous for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech 'I have a Dream'.

Learn What Matters at Saint Michael's College, The Edmundite Catholic liberal arts college, www.smcvt.edu

Preservation Burlington: The Llewellyn Collection of Vermont History at Champlain College 08/22/2013

Ron Wanamanker speaks with Erica Donnis, Manager of the Llewellyn Collection at Champlain College.  The Llewellyn Collection is a rich group of historic and contemporary publications, artifacts, and ephemera related to the state of Vermont, with a special focus on the city of Burlington. Vermont collector Lance Llewellyn spent more than forty years assembling the collection before donating it to the College in 2010.  Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763 08/18/2013

Presenter Mark Hudson of the Vermont Historical Society, shares the history of the 'Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763', grants which resulted in the many Vermont Towns celebrating their 250th anniversary of incorporation this year.
 

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

Positively Vermont: Town of Essex 250th Anniversary Celebration 08/13/2013

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Tim Jerman of the Essex Historical Society and Susanna Olsen for Essex Jct. Railroad Avenue Recess on the activities taking place in Town this summer..

Conversation on Race Now -Trayvon Martin Case 08/11/2013

Conversation on Race Now (C.O.R.N.) facilitated community conversation on the Trayvon Martin - George Zimmerman decision.  The dialogue begins with a viewing of President Obama's remarks shortly after the legal decision to clear Mr. Zimmerman of all charges.  More information: vhm84@hotmail.com

 

Artful Word: Shelburne Farms Old Time Farm Fest 07/27/2013

Community producer James Gero's video on annual Green Mountain Draft Horse Field Day on July 27, 2013.

For more information, please visit The Green Mountain Draft Horse Association or Shelburne Farms.

Preservation Burlington: Rokeby Museum - Jane Williamson 07/25/2013

Ron Wanamaker speaks with Director of the Rokeby Museum, Jane Williamson, on the new addition to the museum and the expanded events the museum is hosting. Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Old Intervale and the New Intervale 07/21/2013

John Ewing looks back over thirty years to the formation of the Winooski Valley Park District and the creation of the Ethan Allen Homestead. Ewing also presents history of the intervale and the discovery of the Ethan Allen Homestead. One of the original organizers, he shares anecdotes about historian Ralph Nading Hill and other visionaries who succeeded in making a dream become a reality.
 

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

Preservation Burlington: Shelburne Museum 06/27/2013

Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington. Tonight, Host Ron Wanamaker, speaks with Nancie Ravenel, with the Shelburne Museum, on the new building being erected at the musuem, and the Wyeth collection.

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