Hurricane Katrina

7:35am

Tue July 1, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: How Hurricanes Sculpt History

Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at hurricanes and how they have changed the path of history. 

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9:00pm

Fri February 28, 2014
Crescent City Blues

Crescent City Blues

Airs Friday, February 28 at 9 p.m. Crescent City Blues takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Central City, Treme, and Pigeontown. These clubs, patronized almost entirely by locals, nurture a resilient blues and rhythm-and-blues scene that is often overshadowed by the Crescent City’s legacy as a jazz town. They are an essential part of New Orleans’ cultural history, but they are struggling—because of the recession, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and potentially the BP oil spill.

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