Haiti – Doctor Fred Wilson of New Orleans practiced as an orthopedic trauma specialist after Hurricane Katrina, and again in Haiti after the earthquake. He said that both disasters had "colossal screw-ups" in coordination, most recently hampering earthquake relief.
New Orleans, LA – Peter Sagal, host of the NPR news quiz show - Wait Wait....Don't Tell Me, talked with WWNO's Paul Maassen about how he became the host, his conection to New Orleans, and of course.....Karl Casell.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with North Carolina fiction writer Jill McCorkle - whose latest book - her ninth - is the acclaimed short story collection "Going Away Shoes"...
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New Orleans, La. – The Big Easy Foundation honors outstanding achievement in Classical Music, Opera and Dance today at the 16th Annual Tribute to the Classical Arts. Dr. John Ware, Xavier University music professor and conductor of the New Orleans Black Chorale receives the 2010 Big Easy Lifetime Achievement Award.