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FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. Drawing on interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the film traces the U.S. role from the 2003 invasion to the current violence, showing how Iraq itself is coming undone, how we got here, what went wrong and what happens next.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 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
WHEN THE BEATLES INVADED NEW ORLEANS: A STEPPIN’ OUT SPECIAL
Features Beatles expert Bruce Spizer; Marcia Kavanaugh, who was at the concert; Veteran Radio DJ Bob Walker; and Rhythm and Blues legend Deacon John Moore, who was also at the concert. Hosted by Peggy Scott Laborde,
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.