Author John Lee reads an excerpt from his book Our Sleepless Nights: Surviving Katrina and Burying Miss Vera. The story of neighbors helping neighbors in their time of need in the aftermath of 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina.
Dr. Sam Hyde, Director at the Center for Southeast La. Studies, presents a lecture on the Reconstruction of Louisiana and the Florida Parishes after the Civil War in this encore presentation from 2007. (Runtime 35:58)
This episode features the latest presentation by History Professor and Historian Dr. Eva Semien Baham. This program is titled "Marching to Zion: Faith in Forging Legacies and Lessons" and it focuses on African American religious history. It draws from local church history and places them in the context of both regional and national experiences of African Americans and the work of religious groups which left strong and abiding legacies and lessons. (Runtime 56:14)