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New Orleans is America's true melting pot. A city with giant history and distinct culture all it's own, most people only have a cursory knowledge of New Orleans. Every other week on Tuesday, we will get another glimpse into The Big Easy - the people, places, and events that inspired so many artists.

Big Easy ST Harker

    • Steden en reizen

New Orleans is America's true melting pot. A city with giant history and distinct culture all it's own, most people only have a cursory knowledge of New Orleans. Every other week on Tuesday, we will get another glimpse into The Big Easy - the people, places, and events that inspired so many artists.

    Superdome

    Superdome

    Visible in every skyline shot of New Orleans, the Superdome has cemented itself in New Orleans history as a place of joy and pain.

    • 30 min.
    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong was a trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian and one of the most influential people to come from New Orleans.

    Pontalba Buildings

    Pontalba Buildings

    Built by the Baroness Pontalba through sheer force of will (and money), these national landmarks have seen almost the whole of New Orleans history.

    • 35 min.
    Jean Lafitte Part 2

    Jean Lafitte Part 2

    We return to round out Jean Lafitte from his move to Barataria to his... death?

    Jean Lafitte Part 1

    Jean Lafitte Part 1

    We cover Jean Lafitte, the Pirate King of New Orleans! Also, there's some audio issues, so it kinda cuts off, but we will return. We end just as Jean Lafitte gets to Barataria and sets up his empire!

    • 31 min.
    Storyville

    Storyville

    One of the nation's only red light districts existed in New Orleans early in the 20th century.

    • 20 min.

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