Friday, November 4, 2016

181. Jerry Sanson on World War II in Louisiana

181. Part 1 of our interview with Dr. Jerry Sanson of LSU-A. Jerry is a professor of history and political science and the chair of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department at LSU-A. We discuss his pioneering research on World War II in Louisiana. We also discuss his current research on the effect of World War I on Louisiana. For more information, watch his documentary, Louisiana During World War II.  The film is based on his important book, Louisiana During World War II: Politics and Society 1939-1945.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. November 5, 2000. Gov. Jimmie Davis dies at the age of reported age of 101.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. November 5, 1992, Mayor Sidney Barthelemy and the City Council picked Christopher Hemmeter-Caesar's Palace (known as the Grand Palais group) to lease the city-owned Rivergate site for development of a casino.  The lease was signed on April 27, 1993.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    Southern Screen Film Festival
    November 10th, 2016 - November 13th, 2016
    Downtown Lafayette
    Vermilion St.,
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-232-3737
    http://southernscreen.org/
    Downtown Lafayette
    Festival showcasing film, panels, workshops and other activites.
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