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WWNO News Features
9:00 am
Wed December 2, 2009

The New Orleans Photographs of John T. Mendes

New Orleans – He lived modestly - kept to himself - had few relatives and no close friends - yet when New Orleans native John T. Mendes died in 1965 - he left behind a rich legacy of over 600 remarkable photographs of the people and places of the Crescent City in the early years of the 20th century. Those photographs are now spotlighted in a new book from UNO Press - and exhibition at the Historic New Orleans Collection. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...

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WWNO News Features
10:33 pm
Wed November 25, 2009

Thanksgiving Day at the Races

Kate and Lily McNee sport designer hats for their day at the races.

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WWNO News Features
10:13 am
Fri November 20, 2009

Garland Robinette interview

Garland Robinette

New Orleans, LA – WWNO's Paul Maassen talks with Garland Robinette, host of the Think Tank on WWL Radio.

WWNO News Features
11:35 am
Mon November 9, 2009

National World War II Museum Expands

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WWNO News Features
12:46 am
Wed October 28, 2009

Hospitals Spark Controversy

New Orleans, Louisiana – For well over 200 years, anyone could get top notch health care at Charity Hospital, free. After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' primary public hospital was closed. Most city and state officials are working to open a new, state-of-the-art teaching hospital in lower Mid-City, but a broad coalition of local interests have other ideas. Eve Abrams reports.

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WWNO News Features
5:30 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

NOLA hosts filmscoring event

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New Orleans, LA – An innovative project for Louisiana musicians hoping that filmmakers will use local talent and recording facilities in movie and television productions. Jay Weigel talks to WWNO about NOLA hosting this filmscoring event.

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WWNO News Features
9:29 am
Thu October 15, 2009

New York Times Bestselling Author Robert Hicks New Novel "A Separate Country"

New Orleans – Writer Robert Hicks burst onto the national literary scene in 2005 - when his first novel - "The Widow of the South" - garnered great reviews - and hit the New York Times bestseller list just a week after publication. Robert Hicks second novel - "A Separate Country" - which is set in post-Civil War New Orleans - is just out - and is also receiving widespread critical acclaim. WWNO's Fred Kasten picks up the story...

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WWNO News Features
4:25 pm
Fri October 9, 2009

CNN's Soledad O'Brien talks with WWNO

New Orleans, LA – Soledad O'Brien of CNN talked with WWNO's Paul Maassen about her book and documentary series, Latino in America, during her recent visit to New Orleans.

WWNO News Features
7:52 am
Mon October 5, 2009

New Orleans Writer Nevada Barr Talks About Her New Novel "13 1/2"

New Orleans – Crescent City writer Nevada Barr is known - and widely admired - for her best-selling Anna Pigeon mystery series - but in her latest novel - "13 1/2" - she steps out of the series to deliver a stand-alone psychological thriller set largely in post-Katrina New Orleans. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...

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