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Where do the Police Dept. and Sheriff’s Office stand in fulfilling their obligations to fix their troubled organizations and protect the citizens they serve? The program also introduces the Smart on Crime Initiative.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 9:00 pm
THE FAB FOUR – THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE
With The Fab Four on stage, you’ll hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Penny Lane,” “Here Comes The Sun,” “Hey Jude” and many more! *LOVE THE BEATLES? Don’t miss the WYES BEATLES TRIBUTE FEATURING THE FAB FOUR on September 16 at Tad Gormley.
Saturday, August 9, 2014 10:30 am
Bathing beauty contests, schooners, early hotels, fantasy islands, pristine beaches and more! WYES’ latest documentary focuses on Biloxi and the Broadwater Beach Hotel. Repeats at 10:30pm.
Sunday, August 17, 2014 7:00 pm
AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA’S FUTURE
Louisiana is striving to improve graduation rates while better preparing students for the workplace and college. WYES continues its participation in the national campaign AMERICAN GRADUATE by looking into what our state is doing to help students find their pathway to a career and continued education.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 7:00 pm
INFORMED SOURCES SPECIAL: KATRINA RECOVERY
This special looks at how the city was changed governmentally including education, City Hall, demographics and political personalities. Repeats at 11:30pm.
Friday, August 29, 2014 7:00 pm
WHEN THE BEATLES INVADED NEW ORLEANS: A STEPPIN’ OUT SPECIAL
Reminisce about The Beatles historic 1964 visit to the city. In photo from left to right: Beatles expert Bruce Spizer, Rhythm and Blues legend Deacon John Moore, host Peggy Scott Laborde, veteran radio DJ Bob Walker and Marcia Kavanaugh, who was at the concert.
Friday, August 29, 2014 7:30 pm
Local Projects and Initiatives
RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ~ CHANGE BY DECREE is the latest installment (premiered May 2014) in the ongoing series about changes to the Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System. Learn more.
Can Louisiana’s coast be saved? Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands in RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST.
Every year, more than 1.3 million students drop out of high school ―7,000 students a day. WYES is part of American Graduate, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. This public media initiative helps local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis.