The Vermont Conversation with David Goodman

By VTDigger

The Vermont Conversation is a VTDigger podcast hosted by award-winning journalist David Goodman. It features in-depth interviews about local and national topics with politicians, activists, artists, changemakers and ordinary citizens. The Vermont Conversation is also an hour-long weekly radio program that can be heard on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. on WDEV/Radio Vermont.

  1. 1.
    Vermont's last Republican congressman
    53:09
  2. 2.
    Confronting the addiction epidemic behind the Covid pandemic
    57:02
  3. 3.
    Why do people hate government?
    23:29
  4. 4.
    How Vermont's greatest fraud happened
    38:59
  5. 5.
    Where will homeless Vermonters live?
    51:07
  6. 6.
    John Killacky on culture wars and the night Trump came to Vermont
    29:44
  7. 7.
    A new film traces Rutland's struggles with poverty and xenophobia
    25:46
  8. 8.
    Author & activist Bill McKibben launches his Third Act
    28:50
  1. 9.
    Abortion rights and the “fight for democracy”
    24:09
  2. 10.
    Is Vermont squandering its Covid-19 success?
    23:47
  3. 11.
    A superintendent confronts a 2nd pandemic school year
    27:07
  4. 12.
    The long history of public health panic, politics and backlash
    26:54
  5. 13.
    Is Vermont fertile ground for white extremists?
    29:22
  6. 14.
    Uncovering a family's secret Nazi past
    54:46
  7. 15.
    Vermont teens sing and speak their truth in 'Listen Up' musical
    49:57
  8. 16.
    A widow's quest for truth
    57:10
  9. 17.
    Could the next election be stolen?
    32:03
  10. 18.
    We're not done with Covid-19
    33:45
  11. 19.
    How did German democracy collapse and give rise to Nazism?
    34:49
  12. 20.
    Will moving beyond fossil fuels help or hurt low-income Vermonters?
    29:33
  13. 21.
    Political cartoonist Jeff Danziger on how his Vietnam service led to holding the powerful to account
    48:56
  14. 22.
    Is rural America a place of hope or despair?
    26:39
  15. 23.
    Andrew Bacevich on ending the "catastrophe" of American militarism
    30:27
  16. 24.
    Shedding her secret, outdoor athlete and trans trailblazer Alex Showerman becomes role model
    51:31
  17. 25.
    Daniel Ellsberg on leaking the Pentagon Papers and helping to end the Vietnam War
    49:13
  18. 26.
    Trading fame and fortune to work with Vermont’s homeless youth
    26:43
  19. 27.
    Dorothy Day's granddaughter continues her radical work for peace and the poor
    26:19
  20. 28.
    Becca Balint recaps the historic 'Covid session'
    30:33
  21. 29.
    Who's afraid of critical race theory?
    33:26
  22. 30.
    Black Lives Matter in a Vermont town
    51:02
  23. 31.
    Is there an inoculation against misinformation?
    25:41
  24. 32.
    The state of hate
    26:51
  25. 33.
    Madeleine Kunin on poetry, pearls and politics
    29:21
  26. 34.
    Cartoonist Alison Bechdel reveals the 'Secret to Superhuman Strength'
    33:04
  27. 35.
    Mark Rank debunks the myths of poverty
    26:29
  28. 36.
    Syd Ovitt, a sexual assault survivor who sparked a movement
    30:31
  29. 37.
    Anne Sosin on surviving Covid and studying Vermont's response
    24:50
  30. 38.
    Author Jessica Lahey on how to prevent kids from getting hooked
    28:56
  31. 39.
    The player who nearly integrated baseball 42 years before Jackie Robinson
    25:51
  32. 40.
    Rev. Lennox Yearwood on why 'racial justice is climate justice'
    29:40
  33. 41.
    Oscar Mayer Heir Chuck Collins on how the rich hide wealth
    27:10
  34. 42.
    Journalist Eva McKend blazes trails from Vermont to D.C.
    28:50
  35. 43.
    Donovan v. George: Why are Vermont's top prosecutors at war?
    38:28
  36. 44.
    Should prisoners get priority for vaccination?
    27:33
  37. 45.
    Vermont journalist Theo Padnos on surviving al-Qaida
    34:05
  38. 46.
    Tyeastia Green on race and policing in Burlington
    31:28
  39. 47.
    How misinformation poses a threat to democracy
    28:46
  40. 48.
    Jessie Diggins smashes records in the ski world
    37:56
  41. 49.
    What explains vaccine hesitancy?
    24:25
  42. 50.
    A battle over the future of the Vermont GOP
    26:50

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