Commentary

7:45am

Fri January 23, 2015
Commentary

Gary Borders: National WWII Museum in New Orleans keeps history alive

Credit Gary Borders

A gray-haired man stands inside the entrance to the U.S. Freedom Pavilion of the National World War II Museum, located on the corner of Magazine Street and Andrews Higgins Boulevard, in the Warehouse District of New Orleans.

The man at the museum is clearly a veteran, judging from the ballcap he wears identifying his military outfit. He is a volunteer here, and I thank him for his service, as I wait for my wife and daughter to join me.

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7:35am

Thu January 22, 2015
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for January 22, 2015

Brian O'Nuanain

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain joins again this morning and delves deeper into his personal political philosophy.

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7:45am

Tue January 20, 2015
Commentary

History Matters: O.Winston Link's photographs documented steam locomotion and Louisiana life

O. Winston Link, "Girl Eating Honeycomb, Donaldsonville, LA," 1937. Copyright W. Conway Link.

Centenary College's Meadows Museum of Art features a photography retrospective, “Images of Excellence: The O. Winston Link Centennial,” running through Jan. 31. The photographer's son, Shreveport resident W. Conway Link, helped curate the exhibit. It features more than 50 black and white photographs, including three large bodies of Link's work—his Louisiana series, his commercial photography, and his steam locomotive series. Commentator Gary Joiner explains who was O. Winston Link.

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7:45am

Fri January 16, 2015
Commentary

Gary Borders: It's hard to act on possessions after a loved one dies

My mother would have turned 85 Monday. My dad would be 83 this summer. Both are gone now, dying three years apart in a nursing home I pass by several times a week. Unlike their siblings, they did not live independently into their 80s or 90s. It just wasn’t meant to be. Instead both declined over years until death became a blessing.

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7:45am

Thu January 15, 2015
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for January 15, 2015

Brian O'Nuanian

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain reflects back on the attacks in Paris on the office of Charlie Hebdo and shares these thoughts about free speech.

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