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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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    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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    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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    Roosevelt the Reformer: Civil Service Commissioner

    Mr. White talked about his book Roosevelt the Reformer: Theodore Roosevelt as Civil Service Commissioner, 1889-1895, published by University of Alabama Press. The author covers the 26th U.S.…

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