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Election 2014

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The Vermont PBS Governor debate is tonight!
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October 9th - Governor candidates
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7:30 pm live on air and online!
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As part of our Election 2014 initiative, Vermont PBS is pleased to be holding live debates on air, and online right here along with a Twitter feed!
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High School Town Meeting with the Lt. Governor

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High School Town Meeting with the Lt. Governor
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May 4 at 8 pm - Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman hosts a forum for high school students to discuss what has motivated a panel of young activists, and to ask questions or share thoughts and ideas. Broadcast live from our studios. Join us!

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Friday, May 5, 2017
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Finance Committee Meeting

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Finance Committee Meeting
Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 8:00 am
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Conference Room
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Ave
City, State: 
Colchester
Source: 
Board of Directors
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Black America Since MLK: Episode 4 - Touch the Sky

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Black America Since MLK: Episode 4 - Touch the Sky
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Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:30 pm
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Location: 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
City, State: 
Jericho, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
PBS’ BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE embarks on a journey through the last fifty years of African American history.  Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Henry Louis Gates Jr. travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America — and our nation as a whole. 
 
Episode 4 deals with the significance of the election of Barack Obama and the difficulties  he faced as a black president, as well as the shooting and police response to peaceful protest of Michael Brown and the Black Lives Matter movement.
 
Free and Open to the Public
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Front Lines Growing Up Trans

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Front Lines Growing Up Trans
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Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 12:00 pm
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Location: 
Brattleboro High School - Diversity Day
City, State: 
Brattleboro, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
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Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, many children are transitioning, too with new medical options, and at younger and younger ages. In Growing Up Trans, FRONTLINE takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.

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High School Town Meeting with the Lt. Governor

Event Title: 
High School Town Meeting with the Lt. Governor
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Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 8:00 pm
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Studio
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
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VPT sponsored
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Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman hosts a forum for high school students to discuss what has motivated a panel of young activists, and to ask questions or share thoughts and ideas. The diverse panel represents some areas of interest to Vermont young people.

This event will be live in the Vermont PBS studio in Colchester and will include a studio audience. Seats are free for high school students, but must be reserved online in advance. Reserve your tickets here. 

Reserve your tickets now

If you are not able to attend this event, your questions and ideas are still welcome. Submit your video question

Submit your written question or comment here.
 

For more information about this event, visit the Lt. Governor’s event page here.
 

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The Bad Kids

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The Bad Kids
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Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Johnson State College  207 Bentley Hall
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
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Located in an isolated and impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is one of California’s alternative schools for at-risk students. Every student there has fallen so far behind that they have little hope of earning a diploma at a traditional high school — Black Rock is their last chance. But tireless Principal Vonda Viland and the teachers at Black Rock are on a mission to realize the potential of students who were deemed lost causes by the system. Powerful and inspiring, The Bad Kids follows Viland and her staff over a year as they coach at-risk teens with compassion, respect, and a seemingly endless supply of patience.

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No

Maya Angelou

Event Title: 
Maya Angelou
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 7:00 pm
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Location: 
River Arts
City, State: 
Morrisville, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
American Masters’ Maya Angelou:  And Still I Rise:  Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about
 their history in a way then never had before.  Dr. Angelou  had a prolific life: as a singer, dancer, activist, poet, and 
writer she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries.  From her 
upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to her inaugural speech for President Bill Clinton, the film takes us on an incredible journey through the life of a true American icon.  
 
Free and Open to the Public
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No

Gunned Down

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Gunned Down
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Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

In Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA, FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America’s gun debate. Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk investigates the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consistently succeeded in defeating new gun control legislation.

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High School Town Meeting with the Lt. Governor

May 4 at 8 pm - Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman hosts a forum for high school students to discuss what has motivated a panel of young activists, and to ask questions or share thoughts and ideas. Broadcast live from our studios. Join us!

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