Tom Fitzmorris en WWNO Celebrates 40th Anniversary <p>40 years ago today &mdash;&nbsp;February 27, 1972 &mdash; 89.9 WWNO signed&nbsp;on the air, bringing New Orleans-area listeners&nbsp;a widely varied schedule of programming, including&nbsp;NPR News, classical music and jazz. One of the station&#39;s original staffers was a 19-year-old UNO student named Tom Fitzmorris, who went on to build a fine&nbsp;career as a radio talk show host, restaurant&nbsp;critic and writer in the Crescent&nbsp;City. WWNO&#39;s&nbsp;Fred Kasten has the story...</p><p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:38:35 +0000 Fred Kasten 6089 at The Wistful Palate Effect <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d071fcd0275-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d071fcd0275-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d071fcd0275-"></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="" 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> On this week's episode we reminisce with Tom Fitzmorris about his latest collaboration with Peggy Scott Laborde and then celebrate the 15th anniversary of Baton Rouge's Red Stick Market with co-founder Susan Turner.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 21:50:06 +0000 Poppy Tooker 3388 at