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    Isle de Jean Charles Relocation and Climate Change

    Coral Davenport talked about her story on an unusual $48 million federal grant to relocate an entire community in Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, struggling with the impact of climate…

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    Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

    Jeff Adelson joined by phone to talk about the debate over the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans.

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    Whitney Plantation and Slavery

    John Cummings talked about the Whitney Plantation, a Louisiana plantation dating back to the late 1750s, which Cummings bought and turned into a museum devoted to telling the story of…

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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)…

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    Senator Vitter Concession Speech

    Senator David Vitter (R-LA) conceded the Louisiana gubernatorial race to his opponent, Democratic State Representative John Bel Edwards, in the state’s runoff election. In his…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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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    Criminal Justice in New Orleans

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about efforts in his city to reduce both its incarceration and crime rates in tandem, the challenges to those efforts, and the last effects of…

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    Louisiana Gubernatorial Debate

    Louisiana State Representative John Bel Edwards (D) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) participated in a debate ahead of a runoff election in the Louisiana governor’s race. 

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    Louisiana Gubernatorial Campaign Ads

    Campaign ads were shown for Louisiana gubernatorial candidates State Representative John Bel Edwards (D) and U.S. Senator David Vitter (R). Senator Vitter’s ad was in response to…

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    Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later

    Marc Morial joined via video link from New Orleans and talked about his experiences as mayor of New Orleans and his reflections on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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    New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

    Karen Durham-Aguilera talked about the city of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and efforts to rebuild the area. She spoke via video link from New Orleans.

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    Baquet Family on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Three brothers, Wayne, Dean, and Terry Baquet, told their stories of Hurricane Katrina. “Story of a Family: The Baquets” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10…

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    Young Black Male Experience in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Jarvis DeBerry moderated a discussion about the experience of young, African-American males in New Orleans.  “Young, Black and Male in New Orleans” was part of the day-long…

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    Education in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion about the state of public education in New Orleans.  “Chartered and Uncharted: Navigating Education for the Next Generation” was part…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Ralph Abraham

    Representative Ralph Abraham (R-LA) talked about his role as a new member of the 114th Congress. Topics included his background as a physician, veterinarian, and pilot; priorities for…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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…

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