What does the rise of China mean for the United States? How has U.S. foreign policy shaped the changing Middle East? What will be the legacy of the Obama Administration? VPR Presents New York Times correspondent David Sanger, who weighs in on these and other issues.
Tom Ashbrook began hosting On Point shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. But his career as a journalist years earlier. Ashbrook spoke about his career as a journalist in Manchester on November 6, 2013 as part of the Vermont Humanities Council's "First Wednesdays" series.
In this hour-long talk, Ashbrook shares his insights on the newspaper industry, the secrets to producing On Point, and why it takes ten public radio producers to make the show happen while most AM station talk shows have no producers at all.
VPR Presents Eric Fingerhut's lecture, "Jewish Life on Campus: Vermont, America, Israel and the World," a discussion of the robust programs for Jewish students on college campuses across the country.
Eric Fingerhut is the CEO of Hillel International. He discusses the opportunities for Jewish students to explore their faith on American college campuses as well as the lingering problem of anti-Semitism. He spoke at the University of Vermont on Sunday, October 12, 2014.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 4:30 pm. On the day he won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel, Empire Falls, Richard Russo didn't sit around waiting for a phone call from the prize committee. He spent the day playing tennis with a friend instead. When he returned home, his wife, Barbara, was standing on the front porch.
"The look on her face was one I had not seen before," Russo says. He recalls thinking that "either someone has died or I've won the Pulitzer."