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July 3, 2009 LSWI 3243

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[Feature Graphic]LSWI3243 - Beautiful Bistineau
(0:06:40, 21.7 MB)
On this Fourth of July weekend, Charlie Whinham continues his trek around the Louisiana State Parks. Charlie explores northwest Louisiana and Lake Bistineau State Park.

 

[Feature Graphic] Guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns
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We pay tribute to the military this weekend and introduce you to a Denham Springs man who is part of the "Old Guard" that watches over the Tomb of the Unknowns.

 

[Feature Graphic]Louisiana Young Heroes Carter Boyd and Carl Harrison
(0:07:50, 24.9 MB)
We showcase two more LPB Young Heroes: Carter Boyd of Shreveport and Carl Harrison from New Orleans.

 

[Feature Graphic] Scenes from Toledo Bend
(0:01:24, 4.5 MB)
Enjoy the sights of North Toledo Bend State Park on a beautiful summer day.

 

 

 

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Charlie Whinham talks to two documentary filmmakers from Lafayette who produced "Raised on Rice and Gravy," a documentary about plate lunch houses in south Louisiana. lpb.org/festival
 
LSWI3226 - DWI Debate
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Governor Bobby Jindal has proposed stricter DWI legislation. We will hear from both sides of the issue.
 
LSWI3225 - Jindal GOP Response
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Governor Jindal's GOP response to President Obama's speech to congress this week has drawn plenty of opinions from across the state and around the country. Charlie Whinham recaps Jindal's week in the national spotlight.
 
LSWI3225 - Orphan Trains
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In the early 1900s, thousands of children from New York City were given up for adoption by their struggling immigrant parents. Ninety-two year old Alice Bernard of Erath talks with Shauna Sanford about her past.
 
LSWI3225 - Ernest Gaines Interview
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Pulitzer Prize nominated author Earnest Gaines talked with LPB President Beth Courtney about his career and his book "A Lesson Before Dying." The book is part of the "One Book, One Community" program which provides readers with a shared experience that leads to open dialogue.
 
LSWI3224 - Louisiana General in Iraq
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Owen W. Monconduit became the first African American in Louisiana to achieve the rank of Brigadier General.
 
LSWI3224 - Safe Haven Laws
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The Department of Social Services wants the word out about the state’s Safe Haven Law after a young woman threw her unwanted newborn into Lake Pontchartrain.
 
LSWI3224 - Ralph Sims
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We pay tribute to former broadcaster and public relations executive Ralph Sims who died last week at the age of 92. Charlie Whinham talks with friends of Ralph as they reflect on his impact on Louisiana.
 
LSWI3224 - Mardi Gras Indians
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The Mardi Gras Indians have been part of the carnival tradition for more than 150 years, and this week, Shauna Sanford talks with one of the most well-known Mardi Gras Indians in the world, Darryl Montana.
 

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