Public Affairs & Social Issues

Encounter diverse perspectives on a range of public affairs topics and contemporary social issues.

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Holding On

Holding On features three couples coping with the resultant issues of disability.

Holding On

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Strength of The Storm

In the wake of 2011's Tropical Storm Irene, a group of Vermonters band together.

Strength of The Storm

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Death in the Wilderness: A Love Story

A widow searches for body of Vermont Regiment solider killed in 1864 battle.

Death in the Wilderness: A Love Story

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The Longest Game

Meet a group of friends and explore the joys of friendship and inevitability of change.

The Longest Game

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Wind: A Struggle for the Character of Vermont

Rapid transition to clean energy is imperative. How to make that transition?

Wind: A Struggle for the Character of Vermont

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Lake Effect

Possible link between exposure to neurotoxins found in cyanobacteria and the onset of ALS.

Lake Effect

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Talking To The Wall: The Story Of An American Bargain

About a side of the Wal-Mart bargain not shown in advertising campaigns.

Talking To The Wall: The Story Of An American Bargain

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Stories On The Road To Proficiency

The current state of transformation unfolding in Vermont public schools.

Stories On The Road To Proficiency

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Liz

Homeless at 13, Liz lived a tragic life of despair, raging behavior and survival.

Liz

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Best Day Ever: Forest Kindergartens In Vermont

Students rediscove joy and wonder through the experience of playing in nature in Vermont.

Best Day Ever: Forest Kindergartens In Vermont

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The Story of Vermont's Quiet Digital Revolution

Story of the Vermont-built social media alternative "Front Porch Forum".

The Story of Vermont's Quiet Digital Revolution

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I am in here

A view of my daily life with suggestions for improvement from my intelligent mind.

I am in here

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Faces of Vermont Agriculture

Learn about the outstanding conservation efforts of Vermont farmers.

Faces of Vermont Agriculture

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Quebec My Country Mon Pays

Explore the complicated relationship with Quebec in the aftermath of the Quiet Revolution.

Quebec My Country Mon Pays

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The Kids We Lose

A profile of the national crisis of kids with social emotional, and behavioral challenges.

The Kids We Lose

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Coding

An innovative, student-driven, curriculum at Montpelier High School teaches coding.

Coding

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In This Together

Students engage in projects about Brattleboro, Vermont history, including a podcast.

In This Together

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My Father, My Farm

A lifelong farmer receives a letter outlining harsh new realities of the dairy industry.

My Father, My Farm

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Coming Home

Five people returning back to their Vermont communities from prison.

Coming Home

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Downstream

Compelling stories of those left behind when a parent goes to prison in Vermont.

Downstream

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It's Criminal

The life-changing journeys of incarcerated women.

It's Criminal

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Voice of America

A profile of journalist and adventurer, Lowell Thomas.

Voice of America

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Change the Subject

Students singular effort at confronting an instance of anti-immigrant sentiment.

Change the Subject

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Here Am I, Send Me: The Story of Jonathan Daniels

Keene, NH native deeply affected by the events of the civil rights movement.

Here Am I, Send Me: The Story of Jonathan Daniels

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Absences

An exploration of various forms of absence and its painful impact on our daily lives.

Absences

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The Hole Story

The history of mining in Canada, company profits, and impact of on the environment.

The Hole Story

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The Wisdom to Survive

How we can evolve and take action in the face of climate disruption?

The Wisdom to Survive

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When It Matters The Most

Climate activists march 60 miles from Middlebury to Montpelier, Vermont.

When It Matters The Most

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No Easy Mile

West Bolton man who lost 7 friends to opioids runs 273 miles of the Long Trail in 10 days.

No Easy Mile

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Recovery County

A small Massachusetts community shows us a glimpse of hope in the ongoing opioid epidemic.

Recovery County

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Hidden Blueprints

History of a collection of wood-scrollwork that was designed and hidden in prison.

Hidden Blueprints

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Doing Our Part: A Commitment to Clean Water

Individuals and organizations working to reduce phosphorus in Lake Champlain.

Doing Our Part: A Commitment to Clean Water

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Birds of Vermont Museum

A profile of the Birds of Vermont Museum, a non-profit institution in Huntington, Vermont.

Birds of Vermont Museum

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The Resilient Forest Series

The relationships and traditions that have helped keep northeastern forests intact.

The Resilient Forest Series

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Nancy's Workshop

Montreal salon leads workshops for young girls of color.

Nancy's Workshop