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Welcome to Mudseason. Join us as we 'cut through the mud' to bring you stories supported by original research. This podcast is brought to you by the Center for Research on Vermont, a cross-discipline group of scholars that focuses on providing original knowledge to the world through examining the state's social, economic, cultural and physical environment. The Center covers issues and stories about the state of Vermont, or produced by scholars based in Vermont. Episodes are created and produced by students at the University of Vermont, so you'll hear a new voice each time.

Welcome to Mudseason. Join us as we 'cut through the mud' to bring you stories supported by original research. This podcast is brought to you by the Center for Research on Vermont, a cross-discipline group of scholars that focuses on providing original knowledge to the world through examining the state's social, economic, cultural and physical environment. The Center covers issues and stories about the state of Vermont, or produced by scholars based in Vermont. Episodes are created and produced by students at the University of Vermont, so you'll hear a new voice each time.
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Welcome to Mudseason. Join us as we 'cut through the mud' to bring you stories supported by original research. This podcast is brought to you by the Center for Research on Vermont, a cross-discipline group of scholars that focuses on providing original knowledge to the world through examining the state's social, economic, cultural and physical environment. The Center covers issues and stories about the state of Vermont, or produced by scholars based in Vermont. Episodes are created and produced by students at the University of Vermont, so you'll hear a new voice each time.

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Episodes

The Life and Legacy of Senator George Aiken

12/19/2018
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Join producer Eliza Giles, author Steve Terry and student Louis Augeri as they discuss their upcoming book about Senator George Aiken. How did a Vermont farmer become a player on the world stage in the lead-up to the Vietnam War? How can reflecting on this senator help us understand our current political climate? Listen to find out. This episode was produced and edited by Eliza Giles.

Duration:00:25:45

Mass Incarceration: A U.S. Epidemic

12/5/2018
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Richard Watts, Director of the Center for Research on Vermont speaks with Dr. Kathy Fox, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and from the Department of Sociology, about steps toward solving the U.S. mass incarceration problem. This podcast was produced and edited by Taylor Kracher.

Duration:00:20:00

Vermont Politics and the Silver Screen

11/4/2018
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In this episode politician, writer, and professor Phil Baruth tells the story of Vermont's sensational 1998 senate election when 'Man with a Plan' movie star Fred Tuttle ran against Patrick Leahy. Listen as CRVT Director Richard Watts and Phil Baruth discuss this important moment in Vermont history and the role of movies and television in American politics. Special thanks to Vermont Public Radio for coverage of the 1998 debate featured in this podcast. Episode produced and edited by...

Duration:00:21:48

An Interview with Jane Mayer

10/29/2018
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In this episode we tune in live for an interview with Jane Mayer, moderated by Professor Greg Bottoms of the UVM English Department. Mayer is a journalist for The New Yorker and recent author of Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. She began her career right here in Vermont at the Rutland Herald. Listen as she discusses behind-the-scenes details of the Kavanaugh confirmation and the 2016 campaign trail, and hear her best advice for...

Duration:01:07:03

Vermont Podcasting Panel (Live)

10/15/2018
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In this episode of Mudseason, we tune in on a live panel discussion featuring Angela Evancie, VPR's managing editor for podcasts and the host of Brave Little State, and Erica Heilman, producer of Rumble Strip Vermont, recorded on September 20, 2018 Episode produced and edited by Eliza Giles.

Duration:00:41:54

Why is college getting more expensive?

9/27/2018
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In this episode of Mudseason, Center for Research on Vermont Director Richard Watts speaks with Professor Emerita Beth Mintz of the University of Vermont Sociology Department to find out why college tuition is getting increasingly expensive. Join us as Professor Mintz explains some of the factors that contribute to the high cost of four year degrees. How can we fix this problem? What is the downside to tuition discounting? Is there an argument for free college tuition? This podcast is...

Duration:00:20:16

The Golden Railway

9/17/2018
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In its inaugural episode, Mudseason presents the history of the Rutland and Burlington Railroad. Host Eliza Giles examines the landscape of America at the time of its construction, the railroad itself, and the events that led to its abandonment in 1963. We also cover its historical significance to the state Vermont and the importance of preserving the memory of the Rutland, as well as where it is today. This podcast is brought to you by the Center for Research on Vermont: Examining...

Duration:00:18:19