First WednesdaysA Humanities Lecture Series, October through May
Brattleboro First Wednesdays
First Wednesdays talks will resume in October, 2017.
Our 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season has ended. We’ll announce the 2017-2018 lectures in August, and the new series will begin in October.
Watch a video from the 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season
David Brancaccio, host of NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report, considers one way our democracy might get beyond the short-term focus of politics and address long-term challenges such as sustainability, infrastructure, education, and healthcare. It’s an approach once suggested to him by a beloved American author.
This video was recorded at the Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, VT on November 2, 2016.
Program Underwriters: Carole and Geof Gaddis, Chroma Technology Corp, Crosby-Gannett Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, Merchants Bank, University of Vermont Humanities Center, Vermont Public Radio