The Story of Church Street
Season 3, Ep. 13
Bill Truex, was one of the founders of the Church Street Marketplace – Emma Bipart-Butler tells the story of one of the first and most successful outdoor pedestrian malls in the US.
President Trump's Federal Bench
Season 3, Ep. 4
In this episode of Mudseason, we sit down with University of Vermont professor of political science Lisa Holmes to talk about President Trump's judicial appointments.
SHORTCUT: Vermont Town Meeting
Season 3, Ep. 3
In this episode of Mudseason, we talk with scholar and historian Frank Bryan about the importance of Town Meeting in Vermont.Produced and edited by Eliza Giles.
1981: Burlington's Mayoral Election
Season 3, Ep. 2
In 1981, Bernie Sanders, with the help of community organizers around Burlington, defeated Mayor Gordon Paquette in a mayoral race that shook the city. It was the beginning of Bernie's rise in Vermont politics... one which would eventually lead him to his campaign for president. In this episode of Mudseason, we talk with Phil Fiermonte who worked alongside Bernie for most of the last 40 years.Phil Fiermonte served as Senator Bernie Sanders’ State Director for 20 years, was his Field Director for several statewide campaigns, was a Senior Advisor on Senator Sanders’ 2016 Presidential race, and worked as a community organizer at the King St Youth Center in the early 1980s, and as union organizer for the American Federation of Teachers.This episode was also featured by Vermont Digger in their weekly podcast, The Deeper Dig:https://vtdigger.org/2020/02/07/deeper-dig-bernie-sanders-phil-fiermonte-burlington-mayor/Episode produced and edited by Eliza Giles.
Season 3, Ep. 1
As the Vermont Legislature considers expanding the role of Efficiency Vermont, we talk with one of the organization’s founders about the creation of the first state-wide electric efficiency utility in the country. Producer Leah Kelleher discusses Vermont and clean energy with Beth Sachs and Scudder Parker for this episode of Mudseason.
SHORTCUT: The Baker Decision
Season 2, Ep. 13
Mudseason Shortcuts: Short Takes on Vermont Research.A shortened version of our previous episode, Civil Unions: Vermont's Fight for EqualityThis episode was featured on Vermont Public Radio on Sunday, December 22nd in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Baker Decision, the landmark case that put the first ever civil union bill in the legislature.Episode recorded and produced by Eliza Giles.Music by Eliza Giles.