Lowell Thomas – a creative, entrepreneurial, technologically savvy figure – helped create Twentieth Century American journalism: mostly nonpartisan, sober, portentous, cosmopolitan but still mildly xenophobic. In the process, he helped determine how America saw the world in that century in which America dominated the world. https://www.cliohistory.org/thomas-lawrence/thomas/
An interview with filmmaker Rick Moulton of Huntington, VT about his recent film, Voice of America: Lowell Thomas & the Rise of Broadcast News. Recorded with Made Here host Eric Ford at the Vermont PBS studio. https://www.pbs.org/video/q-filmmaker-rick-moulton/
He was awarded the Florence Sabin Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005. His concern for conservation led to an appointment on the Governor’s Rail Commission, and he serves on the Vermont Rail Advocacy Network and he was a founding member of the Mad River Glen Ski Co-op. Rick is the coordinator of Rail Day in Essex Junction, and serves on the board of directors for the New England Ski Museum, the International Ski History Association and the Amateur Ski Club of New York. It is this respect for nature, open spaces and service to the greater community that completes the picture of who Rick Moulton is. https://www.vermontacademy.org/list-detail?pk=95503
Journalist and broadcaster Lowell Thomas is best known for dramatizing the story of Lawrence of Arabia. But Thomas had a storied career as a radio broadcaster for CBS, which often originated from Stowe, Vermont, where Thomas loved to ski. Thomas traveled the world in search of his stories, combining his lust for adventure and journalism. This summer, filmmaker Rick Moulton retraced one of Thomas’s trips to Tibet, where he was one of the few westerners to visit. Moulton recounts his odyssey, and the story of Lowell Thomas.
This Vt. Woman Believes Her Mom Would've Lived if She Had Access to Safe Abortions https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/this-vt-woman-believes-her-mom-wouldve-lived-if-she-had-access-to-safe-abortions/2712940/
EAGLEBROOK - https://www.eaglebrook.org/news-detail?pk=1439755 The community welcomed independent filmmaker and Vermont native Rick Moulton ’64 back to Eaglebrook for the second in the Hilly Chase Speaker Series of the Centennial Year. Rick – inspired by the “father of Eaglebrook skiing” Roger Langely – has been a pioneer in the independent ski film industry. Roger Langely was a faculty member when the school first opened and he is credited for, among many other accomplishments in the skiing world, starting the Eaglebrook ski program.
I moved to Vermont in 1973 with the father of my 1 year old son, We were young hippies in search of a place where political activism was coalescing – a place close to the border just in case – and a place with a natural water source where we could grow food and create renewable energy. https://www.vermontpublic.org/programs/2017-03-28/moulton-counterculture-women-in-vermont
https://www.vermontpublic.org/programs/2018-06-11/moulton-a-grandsons-voice Ro’s first words - which he typed very slowly, with his wrist supported, one finger at a time, were: “Do you work with kids who cannot speak?
His very next words were “I love you Mom.”
https://www.smgravesassociates.com/2022/01/27/episode-79-are-we-here-yet-podcast/ Our guest Melinda Moulton is CEO of Main St. Landing, a development company that has been a pioneer on the Burlington, VT waterfront for more than 30 years.