Friday, October 28, 2016

180. Brian Salvatore on Camp Minden

180. We discuss the Camp Minden burn with Brian Salvatore, who teaches organic chemistry at LSU-S. Brian got involved with local environmentalism when he learned that Camp Minden planned an open burn of M6 propellant. He led the effort to switch to a safer method of disposing of the toxic explosive .
  1. This week in Louisiana history. October 29, 1768. Ulloa was order out of the Louisiana Colony by the Superior Council.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. October 29, 1995. The television drama,  A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Alec Baldwin, Jessica Lange, John Goodman and Diane Lane aired on CBS Television stations. Jessica Lange won a 1996  Best Actress Golden Globe award for her performance and the film was nominated for four Emmy Awards.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    State Fair of Louisiana
    October 27, 2016 - November 13th, 2016
    State Fair of Louisiana
    3701 Hudson Ave.,
    Shreveport, LA 71109

    State Fair of Louisiana
    This is the official State Fair of Louisiana. It offers the largest livestock shows and carnival in the state. It boasts a large midway of rides, free daily circus shows, live entertainment and some of the most unique fair food in the nation. Carnival hours weekdays are 12 noon until close and weekends 10 a.m. until close.
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