Vermont Humanities

A Hard Look at America: The Armies of the Night

Dailey Memorial Library 101 Junior High Drive, Derby, VT, United States

Established by a newspaper publisher and coinciding with the founding of a journalism school at Columbia University, the Pulitzer Prizes have continually recognized excellence in journalism. The books in this series, comprised of Pulitzer-winning reporting and research, dig deep, revealing facts and stories that continue to be relevant years after they were brought to the surface. Chosen book: Norman Mailer, The Armies of the Night.

Reproductive Rights and Justice in the 1970’s and Today

Goodrich Memorial Library 202 Main St, Newport, VT, United States

UVM History professor Felicia Kornbluh discusses the campaigns to decriminalize abortion and to control sterilization abuse in the years before and after Roe v. Wade. She uses this history as a launching point to explore strategies that might be effective in restoring reproductive rights today.