As financial aid decisions are on the horizon for many families, we talk with the head of VSAC about paying for college, and how Vermont’s key student assistance organization is fairing in the financial markets. Also, how Calvin Coolidge capaigned (or didn’t) for the presidency, and a food hub may help keep growing food manufacturers local.
Perhaps no presidential campaign engaged the state ov Vermont more than that of native son
Calvin Coolidge..back in 1924. It was
Coolidge’s only presidential run…he’d taken office only a year earlier when
President Warren Harding died. Presidential
Scholar Willard Sterne Randall of Champlain College spoke with VPR’s Steve Zind about Coolidge’s campaign.
This President’s Day we turn back to our Founding Fathers and explore their religious beliefs. Gary Kowalski, of Burlington’s First Unitarian Universalist Society, has written a new book on the subject. Also, presidential historian Willard Sterne Randall joins us to talk about President Calvin Coolidge’s 1924 campaign. And, VPR’s own Robert Resnik sings a famous Coolidge campaign tune.