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    The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

    Michael Ross talked about his book, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era, about the 1970 kidnapping of Mollie Digby, a white…

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    Flood of Lies

    James Cobb, Jr., talked about his book, Flood of Lies: The St. Rita’s Nursing Home Tragedy, about nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano who were accused of causing the deaths of 35 residents…

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    Bourbon Street: A History

    Richard Campanella talked about his book, Bourbon Street: A History, about the cultural history of New Orleans' most famous street from the colonial period through today. He spoke at the…

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    Empire of Sin

    Gary Krist talked about his book, Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans, about the city of New Orleans in the early twentieth century. He spoke…

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    Russell Long: A Life in Politics

    Michael Martin talked about his book, Russell Long: A Life in Politics, about the life and career of Louisiana Senator Russell Long (D), the son of Louisiana Governor and U.S. Senator Huey…

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    2014 Louisiana Book Festival

    Book TV presented coverage from the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown Baton Rouge. Books featured included: James Cobb, Jr., Flood of Lies: The St. Rita’s Nursing…

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    Working Congress

    Robert Mann talked about his book, Working Congress: A Guide for Senators, Representatives, and Citizens. He spoke at the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown Baton…

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    Hope and New Orleans

    Sally Asher talked about her book, Hope and New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names, about the stories behind the street names of New Orleans, Louisiana. She spoke at the 2014…

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    I Cannot Forget

    Judith Gentry talked about her book, I cannot Forget: Imprisoned in Korea, Accused at Home. She spoke at the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown Baton Rouge.…

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