A generation ago, a federal housing program was created that gave
property owners financial incentives to rent their apartments to
low-income tenants. The 30-year contracts in that program are ending,
and that puts a question mark on the future of thousands of subsidized
housing units across Vermont.
Jim Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, joins us to discuss the state of civil discourse in the country and the financial and political challenges the Humanities are encountering. Plus author Calvin Trillin talks food.