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  • emTujagues Cookbookem
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    Tujague's Cookbook

    New Orleans is known for its mix of Creole and Cajun cuisines. Host of “Louisiana Eats” and author of Tujague’s Cookbook Poppy Tooker visited Tujagues, one of the city’s oldest restaurants,…

  • Tour of Lake Charles Lousiana
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    Tour of Lake Charles, Lousiana

    Author Adley Cormier gave a tour of the Lake Charles, Louisiana, and highlighted some of its unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities…

  • USS Orleck Naval Museum
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    USS Orleck Naval Museum

    The USS Orleck was a Gearing-class destroyer that served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1982. Museum Executive Director Ron Williams explained the role the ship played during the Vietnam War, and guide Stephen…

  • Jean Lafitte
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    Jean Lafitte

    In the early 19th century, Jean Lafitte operated as a privateer across Southern Louisiana. McNeese State University Professor Keagan LeJeune explained what brought Lafitte to South Western Louisiana and…

  • Maude Reid Scrapbooks
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    Maude Reid Scrapbooks

    Maude Reid was born in Lake Charles in 1882. She created more than a dozen scrapbooks collecting stories about Lake Charles' history. McNeese State University Professor Keagan LeJeune shared their contents.…

  • emLegendary Louisiana Outlawsem
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    Legendary Louisiana Outlaws

    Jean Lafitte operated as a privateer and pirate across Southern Louisiana in the early 19th century. Keagan LeJeune explained what brought Lafitte to this region and shared some of the stories associated…

  • emThe Enemy Withinem
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    The Enemy Within

    During the Civil War, there was massive growth of the federal government and the lack of regulations made the rise of government corruption inevitable. Michael Smith recounted some of the scandals and how…

  • emLost Lake Charlesem
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    Lost Lake Charles

    Lake Charles, Louisiana, began as a “no man’s land” that was home to pirates, cowboys, and runaway slaves. In his book, Lost Lake Charles, Adley Cormier chronicled how this region of Louisiana went on to…

  • Book TV in Lake Charles Louisiana
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    Book TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lake Charles, Louisiana, from August 18-22, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Mossville History Project
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    Mossville History Project

    Located just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is surrounded by chemical manufacturing plants. Learn how the town’s history is being preserved and see what the city…

  • emToussaint Louvertureem
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    Toussaint Louverture

    In August of 1791, the only successful slave revolt began in the modern day nation of Haiti. Philippe Girard recounted the life of the former slave whose rose to lead a revolution and ultimately bringing…

  • emRemapping SecondWave Feminismem
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    Remapping Second-Wave Feminism

    In her book, Remapping Second-Wave Feminism, Janet Allured examined the feminist movement in Louisiana and explained the unique issues they encountered compared to their counterparts in the north.…

  • Vice President Pence Campaigns with Representative Scalise in New Orleans
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    Vice President Pence and Representative Scalise Campaign Remarks in New Orleans

    Vice President Mike Pence and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) addressed Republican donors at a 2018 midterm election campaign event at the World War II Museum in New Orleans.

  • CSPAN Cities Tour in New Orleans Louisiana
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in New Orleans, Louisiana

    C-SPAN visited New Orleans, Louisiana to learn about the history of the city from local experts and historians.

  • New Orleans Jazz Museum
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    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz music. The New Orleans Jazz Museum houses the largest collection of jazz music related materials in the world. Curator David Kunian talked about the origins of jazz in…

  • Historic New Orleans Collection
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    Historic New Orleans Collection

    New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial in 2018. To commemorate the anniversary, the Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its exhibit “New Orleans, the Founding Era.” Marketing Associate Lauren Noel toured…

  • Mardi Gras World
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    Mardi Gras World

    Mardi Gras World is a New Orleans company that provides hundreds of floats for the many parades of Mardi Gras. Owner Barry Kern, whose grandfather started the business, talked about the history of Mardi Gras…

  • Battle of New Orleans
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    Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans was the last ground battle of the War of 1812. Chalmette Battlefield National Park Service Guide Chad Hoing explained why the battle was such a devastating loss for British troops…

  • Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser on New Orleans Tourism
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    Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser on New Orleans Tourism

    Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser explained how the New Orleans tourism industry affects the entire state and how the city’s tourism bounced back after Hurricane Katrina. C-SPAN’s Local…

  • American History TV in New Orleans Louisiana
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    American History TV in New Orleans, Louisiana

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in New Orleans, Louisiana, from May 19-25, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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