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Sneak Peek Of The TriPod Special On Haiti And New Orleans

WWNO’s original history podcast TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns next week. Host Laine Kaplan-Levenson traveled to Haiti this past summer and will launch the third season on Oct. 27, with an hour-long special about the relationship between Haiti and New Orleans. This documentary is called, "Haiti And New Orleans: Is The Feeling Mutual?" WWNO's Janae Pierre sat down with Laine to get a sneak peek of this TriPod special. TriPod is a production of WWNO in collaboration with The Historic New...

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INSIDE THE ARTS

Inside The Arts: Footlights For Houston-Hurricane Relief

This week on Inside the Arts, local artists gear up for an entertaining evening at Le Petit Theatre, as the New Orleans Theater Network presents Footlights for Houston. It’s a benefit concert to help artists of the Houston Theater Community in the wake of historic flooding following Hurricane Harvey. Summer Lyric Theatre artistic director Michael McKelvey joins us. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

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55 Years Later, What Is Still Misunderstood About The Cuban Missile Crisis?

Fifty-five years ago this week, the world came to the brink of nuclear war in what became known as the Cuban missile crisis. In October 1962, President Kennedy responded to reports of the Soviets setting up nuclear ballistic missiles in Cuba with an order to blockade the island. The standoff lasted nearly two weeks. Here & Now s Jeremy Hobson talks about what we can learn about todays international conflicts from the Cuban missile crisis with Timothy McKeown , a professor of political science...

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Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin were in Washington today defending their actions immediately before and after Hurricane Katrina. They faced strong criticism from Republicans on the House committee that's investigating the government's response to the storm. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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Ray Nagin: Running a Rundown City

Nov 17, 2005

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Coming up, we'll hear more about efforts to rebuild after last month's major earthquake in Pakistan.

Nagin Holds Meeting for Displaced New Orleanians

Nov 8, 2005

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The mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin, held a town meeting last night, although he had to go to another town to do it. Nagin traveled 80 miles to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where thousands of former New Orleans residents have been living since Hurricane Katrina. NPR's Adam Hochberg was at the meeting.

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The mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin, said yesterday that to help revive his city's economy he'd like to expand casino gambling in the city's major hotels. The plan has many obstacles to overcome, from state backing to popular support. NPR's Jan--Ina Jaffe reports.

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The clean-up in New Orleans is well under way. Now city officials are beginning to think about the next phase: rebuilding. Mayor Ray Nagin has appointed a 17-member commission to advise on how best to bring back the devastated city. Among the first questions: Who will pay for the rebuilding, and for whom will the city be rebuilt? NPR's Greg Allen reports.

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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.

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Katrina Cleanup Proceeds as Rita Approaches

Sep 20, 2005

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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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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.

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Where Y’Eat: In Thrall to the Fall in New Orleans

You can't really count on the calendar to tell you when seasons change in New Orleans. Balmy and temperate one day, you know we can still plunge right back into humidity the next. You’ve got to be on your guard. But there are other cues that let us know where we stand.

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Le Show For The Week Of Oct. 15, 2017

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer sings of Neanderthal Love. Plus Harry's observations from his trip to Russia, the Love 17 Telethon for Jerry Lewis' real kids, The Apologies of the Week , News of Microplastics , News of the Atom , and more!

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