Saturday, August 17, 2013

13. Frank Eakin Interview, Part II. Interview with Louis Gossett, Jr.

13.  Frank Eakin Interview, Part II.  Interview with Louis Gossett, Jr.  The second part of our interview with Frank Eakin, whose mother Dr. Sue Eakin rediscovered and republished Twelve Years a Slave, by Solomon Northup. We discuss her work, the upcoming movie version of the book, and the audiobook.  Also we have an interview with Louis Gossett, Jr. about the release of the Audiobook version he recorded.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. August 18 1769 O'Reilly arrives in N.O. with 24 ships and 2,600 Spanish troops to take possession of Louisiana for Spain. Topic covered in The Martyr Patriots by T. Wharton Collens.
  2. This week in Louisiana. August 22-25, 2013. Duck Festival.  Highway 14, Gueydan, LA
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