VPR reporters share observations from the campaign trail. Political analyst Eric Davis joins our listeners to discuss the final moments of an historic election season. A newpaper publisher explains the tradition and changing value of editorial endorsements. And older voters recall elections past.
Senator Patrick Leahy says Karl Rove’s decision to step down at the end of this month doesn’t change Rove’s legal status with the Senate Judiciary committee; archaeologists delving into the history of the Lake Champlain shoreline are looking for some help from residents of Addison County; getting cell phone service in rural parts of New England may soon become more difficult and expensive; a hiking trail system in northern New Hampshire is gaining newfound popularity after warnings it might have to close.