John Barry http://wwno.org en Le Show For Feb. 2, 2014 http://wwno.org/post/le-show-feb-2-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>Le Show</em>, Harry follows-up with John Barry about the Louisiana levees. He also brings more News of </span>AfPAC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Karzai<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Talk, News of the Olympic Movement, and more!</span></p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Harry Shearer 53239 at http://wwno.org Jindal Names 3 To Levee Board That Sued Oil Companies http://wwno.org/post/jindal-names-3-levee-board-sued-oil-companies <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Bobby Jindal has named three new members to a Louisiana flood control board that filed a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies over damage to coastal wetlands.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Jindal had made clear that anyone who supported the suit would not be re-appointed to the nine-member Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:04:51 +0000 The Associated Press 46165 at http://wwno.org John Barry, On Why The Levee Board Has Sued The Oil And Gas Companies http://wwno.org/post/john-barry-why-levee-board-has-sued-oil-and-gas-companies <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">In July a landmark lawsuit was filed against the oil and gas industries for their role in the destruction of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands — a lawsuit that many people have been waiting decades to see.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Bob Marshall 43505 at http://wwno.org Lawmakers Poke Holes in Flood Protection Board Lawsuit http://wwno.org/post/lawmakers-poke-holes-flood-protection-board-lawsuit Taxpayers may be on the line for hundreds of thousands of dollars if the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East has to withdraw its lawsuit against oil and gas companies.<p>SLFPA-E met opposition from the legislature’s Joint Transportation Committee Wednesday, as the committee gathered information from the authority on the suit, also hearing opposing testimony from Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority head Garret Graves.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to the contract with </span>SLFPA-E<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lawyers, if the authority loses the suit Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:03:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 41788 at http://wwno.org Author John Barry's new work, and more http://wwno.org/post/author-john-barrys-new-work-and-more <p style="text-align: center"><span class="tease" style="border-bottom: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-left: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; border-top: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-right: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-top: 0px"><span style="border-bottom: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-left: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; border-top: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-right: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-top: 0px">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>, we&#39;l Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:49:39 +0000 Susan Larson 3563 at http://wwno.org Much Anticipated New Book From Award-Winning New Orleans Writer John Barry http://wwno.org/post/much-anticipated-new-book-award-winning-new-orleans-writer-john-barry <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7f179e48c4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7f179e48c4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7f179e48c4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-999616.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Today on <i>The Sound of Books</i> with Fred Kasten, the much anticipated new book from award-winning New Orleans writer John Barry, <i>Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State and the Birth of Liberty</i>.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 20:03:40 +0000 Fred Kasten 3512 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life: John Barry and Anka Muhlstein http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-john-barry-and-anka-muhlstein <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7d6ff39ccb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7d6ff39ccb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7d6ff39ccb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-999528.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>This week on <i>The Reading Life</i>, we'll be talking with John Barry, whose new book is <i>Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty</i>. We'll also hear Fred Kasten's <i>Sound of Books</i> interview with Anka Muhlstein, author of <i>Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honore de Balzac</i>.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 01:31:22 +0000 Susan Larson 3510 at http://wwno.org