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Beyond Bernie - Searching for Vermont’s Political Identity
A five-part series from Vermont PBS that explores what makes Vermont a trailblazing progressive force that impacts the entire country. Explore the character of the ‘Brave Little State’ of Vermont and the shared values that matter most to Vermonters, regardless of party affiliation. Although it may be one of the smallest states, Vermont was the first to abolish slavery and legalize civil union, and boasted two presidential candidates and two high profile senators.Scroll down to watch now! | Watch preview
1. It’s the Person, not the Party
2. The Eyes of the Nation on Vermont
3. The Next Generation
4. Burlington’s Socialist Mayor
The 1980s introduced Ronald Reagan and his conservative politics to the nation. But in true Vermont fashion, the state’s biggest city swung to the left voting Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed Socialist, into the mayor’s office by a mere 10 votes. Since then, Burlington has been a bastion of progressive politics setting an example for the state and the nation.
5. …They Ended Up Changing the World
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