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    Southern University at New Orleans Commencement Address

    Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) addressed graduates at Southern University at New Orleans, a public historically black college. Governor Edwards stressed his commitment to the university and the students despite threats of closure, and said a strong community is necessary to help students excel through school.

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    Louisiana Gubernatorial Election Victory Speech

    Democratic Louisiana State Representative John Bel Edwards spoke to his supporters at an election watch party at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans after Senator David Vitter (R-LA) conceded the runoff election for governor. In his victory speech he talked about what he called a “breeze of hope” that was blowing across the state and pledged to be a governor “for all the people of Louisiana.” He also congratulated voters for not giving in to cynicism about politics and the future.

    Courtesy of WWL-TV in New Orleans.

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    "USS Tang Submarine Experience" Exhibit

    Seth Paridon gave a tour of an exhibit in the National World War II Museum commemorating the final mission of the USS Tang submarine. The boat sank 33 Japanese ships in five missions before she was sunk by one of her own torpedoes on October 25, 1944. Commander Richard O’Kane was awarded the Medal of Honor for the final mission which took the lives of all but nine of the crew.

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    "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    Keith Huxen talked about the soon to open “Road to Tokyo” exhibit at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

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    "Fighting for the Right to Fight" Exhibit

    Kim Guise gave a tour of the “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII” exhibit at the National World War II Museum. Ms. Guise used artifacts, photographs, and video to describe the challenges faced by African Americans in a segregated military and racially divided homefront.

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    Road to Berlin, Part 2

    Keith Huxen gave a tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and talked about the “Road to Berlin” exhibit. This second of a two-part program tells the story of the American experience in the European theater from the D-Day invasion of France to the fall of the Third Reich.

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    National World War II Museum Interview

    National World War II Museum President and Chief Executive Officer Nick Mueller talked about the history, mission, funding, and future plans for the museum.

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    Road to Berlin, Part 1

    Keith Huxen gave a tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and talked about the “Road to Berlin” exhibit. Beginning with the Allied invasion of North Africa, this first of a two-part program tells the story of the American experience in the European theater up until D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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