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Preservation Burlington: Historic Bicycles at the Sheldon Museum 08/25/2016

Hosts Ron Wanamaker and Liisa Reimann talk with Curator Glenn Eames about historic bicycles at the Sheldon Museum.

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Liisa Reimann Rivera - Originally from England, Liisa has lived in Burlington since 2006. She earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and is a principal with Blue Brick Preservation. Liisa lives in a 1954 ranch house, whose historic wooden windows she thinks are of a genius design seldom seen since, in Burlington's New North End. Liisa's passions include historic industrial buildings, firehouses and little-known builder-architects of the vernacular landscape.

Ron Wanamaker - Ron has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President and President. A passionate preservationist, he continues to serve on the Education Committee for Preservation Burlington and is also a member of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board. A contractor since 1988, he has lived and worked in Burlington since 1998 and managed Wanamaker Restoration as well as Champlain Valley Millworks.

ACM National Conference Keynote 2016 - John Nichols 08/18/2016

Keynote Address at the 2016 ACM National Conference in Boston.

John Nichols argues that America is in a democratic crisis in no small part because of the death of journalism in towns and communities throughout the United States. The answer is a media devoted to the needs of people and a reinvigoration of journalism in our town. He calls on us to respond to that crisis.

Nichols is the National Affairs Correspondent with The Nation magazine and associate editor of The Capitol Times in Madison, Wisconsin. He writes regularly on politics and media for In These Times and The Progressive, and appears regularly as a commentator on MSNBC.  

With Robert McChesney, Nichols co-founded Free Press, the national media reform advocacy group which has championed media diversity, net neutrality and online privacy in the past decade. The author of many books, his most recent work with McChesney is People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy

Woodchuck Report: Host Bonnie Scott 08/12/2016

Host Bonnie Scott talks about the primary results, the presidential candidates, and other issues of the day.

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Polyfaces: A World of Many Choices 08/09/2016

Host Barrie Silver speaks with Producer/Director Lisa Heenan and Pearl and Zane Doherty about Polyfaces, a documentary film about connecting to the land and the community. Produced over 4 years, it follows the Salatin’s, a 4th generation farming family who do ‘everything different to everyone else’ as they produce food in a way that works with nature, not against it.

For more information visit: http://www.polyfaces.com/

1st Wednesdays - The Legacy of Cesar Chavez 08/07/2016

For many in the U.S., Cesar Chavez is considered a great leader, "arguably, the most important Latin leader in the United States," to quote the Brattleboro's 1st Wednesdays program. Amherst College Profesor, Illan Stavans.

Road to Recovery: Preventing and Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse 08/01/2016

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FOCUS: Report from the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia – on the scene with Linda Maloney of Vermont 07/28/2016

Host Margaret Harrington talks with Linda Maloney who has been in Philadelphia for the duration of the Democratic National Convention. They talk about the nomination of Bernie Sanders for president by Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Shyla Nelson, delegate from Vermont. Other topics are the police presence at demonstrations outside the convention including the Democracy Spring March and the massive Clean Energy Revolution March on July 24. Linda Maloney discusses why the Bernie Sanders Campaign to win the presidency is historic and uplifting and what's in the future for Bernie supporters.

Preservation Burlington: Preservation Practices 07/28/2016

Ron Wanamaker and Liisa Reimann dicuss the Fletcher hospital building and best practices in historic renovations.

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Liisa Reimann Rivera - Originally from England, Liisa has lived in Burlington since 2006. She earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and is a principal with Blue Brick Preservation. Liisa lives in a 1954 ranch house, whose historic wooden windows she thinks are of a genius design seldom seen since, in Burlington's New North End. Liisa's passions include historic industrial buildings, firehouses and little-known builder-architects of the vernacular landscape.

Ron Wanamaker - Ron has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President and President. A passionate preservationist, he continues to serve on the Education Committee for Preservation Burlington and is also a member of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board. A contractor since 1988, he has lived and worked in Burlington since 1998 and managed Wanamaker Restoration as well as Champlain Valley Millworks.

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Hamilton - The Play, The Man, and The Music 07/17/2016

Soldier, Statesman, Economist, Constitutional Scholar, and Star in his own musical? Alexander Hamilton remains one of America's most controversial founding fathers.
Join us as Hamilton biographer Professor Willard Sterne Randall presents on the Founding Father behind the smash Broadway hit.

For more info visit: http://www.ethanallenhomestead.org/ 

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