Ashley Westerman http://wwno.org en The Kennedys: Capturing America's Camelot http://wwno.org/post/kennedys-capturing-americas-camelot <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/11/112213_KittyKelleyonJFK_AW2way.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>As journalist and author <a href="http://www.kittykelleywriter.com/">Kitty Kelley</a> conducted research for her unauthorized biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, she became good friends with photographer <a href="http://www.stanleytretick.com/">Stanley Tretick</a>. He is best known for his coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s 1960 campaign and presidency for <em><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Look_%28American_magazine%29">Look</a> </em>magazine, and for taking iconic pictures like the one of John Jr. playing under his father’s desk in the Oval Office.<p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:03:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 48629 at http://wwno.org Clinic-based Network Could Be New Healthcare Model for NOLA's Uninsured http://wwno.org/post/clinic-based-network-could-be-new-healthcare-model-nolas-uninsured <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/11/112013_NOLAClinics_AWFeature.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>After Charity Hospital in New Orleans closed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, community clinics filled the gap in care for the poor and uninsured.<p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:40:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 48485 at http://wwno.org Segregated Soliders: Military Training at the Core of the Fight for Civil Rights http://wwno.org/post/segregated-soliders-military-training-core-fight-civil-rights <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/11/111413_SegregatedSoldiers_AW2way.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>In his new book, “Segregated Soldiers: Military Training at Historically Black Colleges in the Jim Crow South”, historian Marcus Cox argues that African Americans leveraged military service to claim their civil rights.<p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:20:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 48056 at http://wwno.org DHH Wants More Medicaid Privatization, Stakeholders Hesitant http://wwno.org/post/dhh-wants-more-medicaid-privatization-stakeholders-hesitant <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/11/110513_ManagedCare_AWFeature.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The state <a href="http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/">Department of Health and Hospitals</a> is taking preliminary steps to further privatize Medicaid in Louisiana. In August, DHH released <a href="http://www.laddc.org/news/LaDDCNews8-30-2013.pdf">a concept paper</a> about reforms to long-term care for the developmentally disabled and low-income elderly.<p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:48:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 47198 at http://wwno.org Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/ghost-stories-old-new-orleans <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/10/102913_NOLAGhostStories_AW2way.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Just in time for Halloween, <a href="http://lsupress.org/">LSU Press</a> has republished the 1946 classic "Ghost Stories of New Orleans" - a collection of 40 ghastly tales by journalist and New Orleans native Jeanne deLavigne.<p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 46817 at http://wwno.org The Louisiana Gospel Tradition http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-gospel-tradition <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/10/101013_BRSOLouisianaGospelTradition_AW2way.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>This Friday the <a href="http://www.brso.org/">Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra</a> will take on Louisiana&#8217;s gospel music history for the very first time.<p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 45629 at http://wwno.org Answering Some of Your Questions About Louisiana's Health Insurance Marketplace http://wwno.org/post/answering-some-your-questions-about-louisianas-health-insurance-marketplace The health insurance marketplaces are now open for enrollment but there&#39;s still a lot of confusion about how the exchanges work, what insurance plans are offered and who qualifies for tax credits and subsidies.<p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 23:27:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 45157 at http://wwno.org World Immigration Called 'Win-Win' For Rich Nations, And Poor http://wwno.org/post/world-immigration-called-win-win-rich-nations-and-poor The number of people who leave their countries to work abroad is soaring, according to the United Nations. More than 200 million people now live outside their country of origin, up from 150 million a decade ago.<p>And migration isn't just from poor countries to rich countries anymore. There also is significant migration from rich country to rich country — and even from poor country to poor.<p>Beginning Thursday, the U.N. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 07:26:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 45097 at http://wwno.org Explaining the Health Insurance Exchanges http://wwno.org/post/explaining-health-insurance-exchanges <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/10/100113_HealthExchangeConfusion2_AWfeature_0.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>On Oct. 1 the health insurance exchanges under the <a href="http://www.hhs.gov/opa/affordable-care-act/index.html">Affordable Care Act</a> start the 6-month enrollment period. This means the uninsured or people who buy their own health insurance can now go to one place online and compare plans side-by-side.<p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 45039 at http://wwno.org Setting Up Louisiana's Health Insurance Exchange http://wwno.org/post/setting-louisianas-health-insurance-exchange <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/10/093013_HealthExchangeConfusion1_AWFeature.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>In every state on Oct. 1, <a href="https://www.healthcare.gov/what-is-the-health-insurance-marketplace/">health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act</a> will begin enrolling customers for plans that take effect January 1, 2014.<p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 44964 at http://wwno.org