Friday, October 16, 2015

126. Terry L Jones, Part 1

126.  Part one of our interview with Terry L. Jones.  We discuss Louisiana history and characters like Leonidas K. Polk. Terry is a native of Winn Parish, has served ULM for over 22 years as a professor. He earned a Ph.D. in history from Texas A&M University and a B.A. from Louisiana Tech University. 
  1. Erin Lierl, the Sidewalk Poet, gives us an update on Irish Fest in New Orleans and reads her poem "Hurricane" about life in the Caribbean after the storm of colonialism.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. October 18, 1730. Gov. Cadillac dies in France at the age of 74.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. Lee Harvey Oswald is Born in New Orleans October 18, 1939.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    Ponchatoula Party in the Pits
    October 17, 2015
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Ponchatoula Memorial Park
    Ponchatoula, LA 70454   
    Annual Party in the Pits sponsored by the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce. We're closing down the streets & opening up the town for BBQ! Cooking begins early. All other events open 11 am till 6 pm. Over 50 teams, including professional & local, will compete for $5000 in cash & prizes. Winner will go to the IBCA Championship in Las Vegas. Cook Entry Fee $150‑$175. No charge for community!
Listen in iTunes.
Listen in Stitcher.
Like us on Facebook.