Sen. Patrick Leahy on the kind of nominee he hopes the president will choose for the Supreme Court. Also, Twitter! The social media platform has taken off, and we talk with users in our region about why and how they use Twitter to get their message out.
The solid mass of "blue states" in the northeast spells concern for Republicans and we examine what can be
learned from these trends. Also, issues of social class are explored through a theater performance, and artists transform old books into sculptural pieces in a provocative exhibit.
Several years ago, President Bush unveiled a plan to allow workers to
divert some of their Social Security tax payments to a private
investment fund. Governor Jim Douglas says he liked the proposal then
and he likes it now.
Former Vermont Supreme Court Justice Louis Peck is being
remembered today for his wit and his dedication to the law; Vermont’s
prime student lending agency says it will be able to make loans for the next
school year; a former congresswoman from Connecticut
will discuss the strength of Social Security in Vermont
Rebecca Joffrey is the
Associate Director of the Career Development Office at Dartmouth’s
Tuck School of Business. She spoke with
VPR’s Jane Lindholm about how social networking and blogs are changing business