Nearly seven months after historic flooding destroyed homes and schools in southeast Louisiana, residents are still facing a long road to recovery. Among them are thousands of children, whose lives as they knew them were washed away. Some organizations are still making sure the state’s youngest flood victims are getting what they need. Della Hasselle reports.
FOOD & DINING
This week, we’re bringing you a special April Fools edition of Louisiana Eats ! One of the stories in this hour is a joke, but the rest are so wild, you may not be able to separate the fact from the fiction! We begin with zoologist and author Bill Schutt , whose new book focuses on the most taboo of topics: cannibalism. Bill gives us the full story on a truly humanist cuisine.
There's a saying that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Apparently, so is history. In the case of Poland's new Museum of the Second World War , the beholder is the nationalist government. Run by the populist Law and Justice Party, it has declared the museum an expensive mess that waters down Polish history and should be closed — or at a minimum, revamped. The museum opened March 23 in the northern port city of Gdansk, where World War II began when Germany invaded the city in 1939. "This...
I Love WWNO! Once Upon a Time there was a listener (you) who lovingly and regularly tuned into their dearest public radio station (us), and it was an immediate “happily ever after” situation from then onward. This Valentine’s Day, New Orleans Public Radio is launching its first ever “I Love WWNO” campaign to help raise awareness about the importance of public radio, and to promote the value it has in our community.