TRIPOD: NEW ORLEANS AT 300

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The Women Who Fought For And Against The ERA: Part I

This is the first in a two-part series on the local Second-wave feminist movement and the battle over the Equal Rights Amendment. It’s July 3rd, 1982. Feminists are marching through downtown New Orleans in support of the Equal Rights Amendment, the ERA. WDSU covered this march at the time: Under a scalding afternoon sun, several hundred ERA supporters wound their way from Armstrong Park through the CBD and headed for Jackson Square and a round of speeches with the theme: a new day for the ERA...

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FLOOD RECOVERY

Karen Henderson/WRKF

It's A Seller's Market For Flooded Properties In Baton Rouge

The process of rebuilding a home that has flooded is hard and frustrating. Some flood survivors are choosing to sell their property and start over somewhere else. Before the August flood, Baton Rouge was a sellers market. Many are finding it still is, even if your home took on water. Karen Henderson from WRKF reports.

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Robert Siegel Stepping Down As 'All Things Considered' Host In 2018

Robert Siegel, whose career with NPR has spanned more than four decades, will be stepping down as co-host of NPR's All Things Considered next year. One of the most distinctive voices on NPR's airwaves, Siegel will be leaving the host's chair in January 2018. He has hosted the show for 30 years. "This is a decision long in the making and not an easy one," Siegel said. "I've had the greatest job I can think of, working with the finest colleagues anyone could ask for, for as long a stretch as I...

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LIANE HANSEN, host:

Renewed flooding and widespread power outages spread across New Orleans as Hurricane Rita blew through the Gulf Coast. But for a city already reeling from the effects of Hurricane Katrina, the damage from Rita was far less than feared. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports from New Orleans.

CHERYL CORLEY reporting:

Katrina Cleanup Proceeds as Rita Approaches

Sep 20, 2005

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MELISSA BLOCK, host:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.

MICHELE NORRIS, host:

And I'm Michele Norris.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has issued a mandatory evacuation order for everyone in his flood-stricken city.

Mayor RAY NAGIN (New Orleans): There are toxins in the water. There are gas leaks where we may have explosions. We're fighting at least four fires right now, and we don't have running water. It is not safe.

New Orleans Mayor: Thousands Could be Dead

Aug 31, 2005

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ALEX CHADWICK, host:

From NPR West, this is DAY TO DAY. I'm Alex Chadwick.

Coming up, we'll go to Mississippi, where now more than 100 people are thought to have died in Hurricane Katrina.

January Trivia Quiz

Jan 22, 2004

Test your knowledge with 10 tough questions about Woody Allen, Tom Hanks, and 1950s game shows...

Profile: New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin

Nov 5, 2003

When New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was elected, he promised to fight corruption. He's had some success, but some residents wish he'd focus on street crime. NPR's Juan Williams reports.

Take the January Quiz !

The 1980s

Oct 16, 2002

It was the decade of big hair, Betamax, Bosom Buddies, and Bill Buckner...

Test your knowledge of the 1980s - the decade that gave us Ronald Reagan, Robocop, Rubik's Cube, and Rain Man... Take "The 1980s Quiz".

...They make beautiful music with their four guitars, and they'll be in New Orleans for a WWNO co-sponsored concert on September 20th.

In this patriotic month of July, what better time for a 10-question trivia quiz all about "American History"

 ...To test your knowledge of American History, take the WWNO July Trivia Quiz!

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CLASSICAL MUSIC

Classical 104.9 FM

Beautiful classical music, from traditional to contemporary, on Classical 104.9

UNPRISONED: STORIES FROM THE SYSTEM

Producer Eve Abrams and students at Riverdale High School in Jefferson, La.
Jason Saul

New Orleans Public Radio Series on Incarceration Selected as Peabody Awards Finalist

WWNO New Orleans Public Radio is proud to announce the selection of Unprisoned: Stories from the System as a finalist in the 76th annual George Foster Peabody Awards .

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WWNO's Travel Krewe Is Going To Bella Italia

Join WWNO New Orleans Public Radio, and a like-minded group of curious travelers for a journey rich in the art, architecture, food, wine, and music of la bella Italia.

LE SHOW

Harry Shearer
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Le Show For The Week Of April 16, 2017

This week on Le Show Harry returns with the Apologies of the Week, News from Outside the Bubble, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, Smart House in the News, plus Harry Reads the Trades and gets a visit from Ralph, The Talking Computer.

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