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 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.
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.
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.
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.
On Friday, March 17th Channel 17/Town Meeting TV community producer Enrique “Kike” Balcazar, producer of Nadando Contra la Corriente con Justicia Migrante, the popular Spanish language program for Vermont migrant farm workers, was one of three people detained and arrested by U.S. Immigration and Custom's Enforcement (ICE) officials last week. Enrique’s arrested colleagues include Zully Palacios and Alex Carrillo.