Friday, August 12, 2016

169. Lamar White on the 2016 Election.

169. We catch up with our friend Lamar White and discuss the 2016 election as it applies to Louisiana.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. August 13, 1717. Philippe d'Orleans accepts the resignation of Crozat and his charter.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. August 13, 2008, the indictments in the Danziger Bridge shootings were dismissed by District Judge Raymond Bigelow due to prosecutorial misconduct. Bigelow found that the prosecutors had wrongly instructed the grand jury, improperly used grand jury testimony against three of the defendants, and divulged grand jury testimony to a witness in the case.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    August 19th, 2016 - August 20th, 2016
    Rayne Civic Center
    210 Frog Festival Dr,
    Rayne, LA 70578
    Rayne Civic Center
    This is an annual event where area Cajun French musicians and contributors to the Cajun Heritage are recognized and honored for their achievements. It is a weekend of celebration featuring only true Cajun music. Food and drinks are available as well as shopping with different vendors.
  4. Postcard from New Orleans. We catch up with Erin Greenwald, editor of Company Man and author of Marc-Antoine Caillot and the Company of the Indies in Louisiana.
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