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MRGO-ING, GOING, GONE?
The documentary focuses on the lessons learned from MRGO which contributed to the loss of valuable cypress swamp which for centuries protected the city of New Orleans and coastal communities.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:00 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.
Saturday, September 6, 2014 7:00 pm
Features one of Williams’ last full-length interviews for the series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, along with clips from moments throughout his career.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. Pictured: Theodore Roosevelt
Sunday, September 14, 2014 7:00 pm
Host/Narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices – obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, cancer and depression.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 2:00 pm
Local Projects and Initiatives
Louisiana is striving to improve graduation rates while better preparing students for the workplace and college. WYES looks into what our state is doing to help students find their pathway to a career and continued education. Watch AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA’S FUTURE on Thursday, August 28 at 7pm.
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.