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    Hope After Faith

    Former Pentecostal preacher turned atheist Jerry Dewitt talked about his book, Hope After Faith: An Ex-Pastor’s Journey From Belief to Atheism, in which he recalls his loss of faith and the…

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    Hope Against Hope

    Sarah Carr talks about her book, Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children, in which she follows a student, teacher, and principal as they…

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    Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long

    Richard White talked about his book Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long, published by Random House. In his book, Mr. White chronicles the life of Louisiana’s most iconic figure in the 1930s. Huey Long…

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    Render unto Rome

    Jason Berry talked about the financial practices of the Catholic Church, which brings in billions of dollars annually through donations and various business deals. He responded to questions…

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    American Uprising

    Daniel Rasmussen recalls the largest slave revolt in American history. On January 8, 1811, 500 slaves in military uniforms and equipped with assorted weapons embarked on taking New Orleans.…

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    The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation

    Mr. Brinkley talked about the book he wrote with Stephen Ambrose, The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation: From the Louisiana Purchase to Today, published by National Geographic. Mr.…

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    The 11 Days of Christmas

    Mr. Michel discussed his book, The 11 Days of Christmas: America’s Last Vietnam Battle, about the “Christmas Bombing” of 1972. Along with describing the actual bombing campaign, Mr. Michel…

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    Creole: Louisiana's Free People of Color

    Ms. Kein talked about Creole: The History and Legacy of Louisiana’s Free People of Color, published by Louisiana State University Press. In her book the editor shows that Creole refers not to a…