The demolition of the Lake Champlain Bridge uncovered
an 18th century French fort at Chimney Point. Two archaeologists describe what they’re learning from the site. Also, we talk with Ben Hewitt about Hardwick’s local agricultural movement. And, soldiers make art out of their uniforms.
Laurie B. Sloane of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Daneen Roy, whose husband is about to be deployed to Afghanistan talk with VPR’s jane Lindholm about support for families with a loved one overseas.
On Martin Luther King Day, we talk about
the experience of being an African-American in Vermont and how it’s changed over the decades, with guests Willi Coleman and Harvey Amani Whitfield. Also, a look back at the experience of the "buffalo soldiers" nearly a century ago. And, a commentary from Willi Coleman on the significance of Martin Luther King, Jr.