In observation of Women’s History Month, we conclude our series
about some of the women who’ve worked
in journalism in Vermont. This morning we hear from Rickey Gard
Diamond, who recalls how the magazine, Vermont Woman, got its start.
Malvine Cole was a well known Vermont writer and activist, based in
Jamaica and Stratton. At the Community College of Vermont, Cyndy Bittinger often teaches about many of the same issues Malvine
In observation of Women’s History Month, Christine Smith has the
story of writer and lecturer Annette Chase Dimock – who wrote a popular
column about rural Vermont agricultural life in the early to mid-1900’s
under the pen name "Aunt Serena."
Stearns, whose newspaper career began in Washington, finds a kindred
spirit in Frances Parkinson Keyes, who left her home in the Upper Valley
to write about the social scene in the nation’s capital at a pivotal
time for women’s rights.
Thanks to social and technological changes, every generation
sees the world through fresh eyes. Suzanne Spencer Rendahl
examines the unique shifts her children are experiencing as members of
so-called Generation Z.
Helen Labun Jordan recalls that when
she was a kid, everyone had the same short list of radio stations to
listen to, and watched the three TV networks, or PBS, in prime time.
Now, there are limitless choices – and some people are wondering whether
that’s the end of shared popular culture.
For years, Deborah Luskin has been
listening to her neighbors complain about the near total lack of cell
service in her town; now that there are proposals to bring two towers to
Newfane, she’s been listening to neighbors complain about what they’ll