Friday, November 11, 2016

182. Jerry Sanson, part 2. WWII in LA

182. Part 2 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 12, 1969. N.O. longshoremen refuse to unload highly automated ships.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. November 12, 1977.  Dutch Morial Elected Mayor.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    EEl Festival Espa├▒ol de Nueva Iberia
    November 18-20, 2016
    Bouligny Plaza
    102 W Main St,
    New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-369-2330
    http://newiberiaspanishfestival.com/
    Bouligny Plaza
    Celebrating New Iberia's Spanish roots with "Dave Robicheaux Running of the Bulls" 5K race, re-enactment of the arrival of the Spanish on Bayou Teche, paella/jambalaya cook-off, fais-do-do at the Pavilion, food demonstrations, original Spanish family genealogy, guest lectures, exhibits, the Downtown Art Walk featuring a Spanish artist and more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia.
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