Middlebury Five-O: Scott Milne

The Vermont Republican candidate in the upcoming US Senate election talks about the key issues that have inspired him to run for office, most especially the corrupting influence of money upon politics. He speaks with conviction about his campaign’s commitment to refusing donations from corporations and special interests, emphasizing that his Democratic opponent will outspend him 100 to 1. Scott talks about congressional term limits, as well as his desire to see working people return to government, replacing career politicians – and conveys his dedication to family, emphasizing their role in his campaign, and touching upon his experience expanding the travel business founded by his pioneering entrepreneurial mother, Marion. Recorded 10/12/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

Growing Bright Futures: Lawrence Shelton, Ph.D.

Dana Anderson, regional coordinator for Building Bright Futures, steps in for host Cheryl Mitchell to talk with Lawrence Shelton, associate professor in the Human Development and Family Studies Program at the University of Vermont. Shelton will give a talk, “Supporting Children Experiencing Separation and Divorce” next week at the Ilsley Public Library. Growing Bright Futures is a joint production of Treleven, Building Bright Futures, Let’s Grow Kids, and Middlebury Community Television. Recorded 10/10/16.

Producer: Cheryl Mitchell & Dana Anderson

Growing Bright Futures: Officer Chris Mason

Dana Anderson, regional coordinator for Building Bright Futures, steps in for host Cheryl Mitchell to talk with Chris Mason, school resource officer for the Middlebury Police Dept. and the Addison Central Supervisory Union. Growing Bright Futures is a joint production of Treleven, Building Bright Futures, Let’s Grow Kids, and Middlebury Community Television. Recorded 10/10/16.

Producer: Cheryl Mitchell & Dana Anderson

Middlebury Five-O: Sen. Patrick Leahy

A warm and engaging interview with the Senior Senator from Vermont (and the senior United States Senator). Senator Leahy talks with candor about his long and illustrious career serving the people of Vermont, as the Chittenden County State’s Attorney in the late 60s and early 70s, and then as their representative in government from 1975, when he took office in the Senate. He relates several tales from his long tenure, highlighting some of the legislation he’s championed and some of the historic events he’s participated in. The Senator even talks about his impressive movie credits – and how he donates the proceeds from his screen appearances to his local library. Recorded 10/7/16.

Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

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