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    New Orleans Boom and Blackout

    Brian Boyles talked about his book New Orleans Boom and Blackout, in which he recalls New Orleans' push to ready the city for the 2013 Super Bowl and the succeeding power outage at the New…

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    Oil and Water

    Professors Andrea Miller and Shearon Roberts talked about their book Oil and Water, in which they examine the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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    Black Life in Old New Orleans

    Keith Weldon Medley talked about his book Black Life in Old New Orleans, in which he provides a history of African-American communities in New Orleans.

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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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    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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    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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