Friday, October 25, 2013

23. Discussion of Catharine Cole's Journalism

23.  We discuss the career and writing of Catharine Cole (Martha Fields' pen name), Louisiana's most prominent female journalist of the 19th. Century.  She visited every parish in the state and published her accounts in the New Orleans Picayune.  If you want to learn more about her and the Louisiana she explored, read Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole, edited by Joan and Jack McLaughlin.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. October 28, 1768. Joseph Villere led a band of Frenchmen to overthrow Spanish Gov. Ulloa.
  2. This week in Louisiana.
    The Book of Mormon
    October 15, 2013 - October 27, 2013
    Saenger Theatre
    1111 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70122
  3. This week in media
    1. 12 Year a Slave premier in New Orleans
    2. The LaLaurie Horror. By Jennifer Reeser.
    3. American Horror Story: Coven.  Set in New Orleans.  Madame LaLaurie makes a comeback.
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