It’s Mitch Landrieu’s last week as mayor. Latoya Cantrell takes the office on Monday.
Landrieu came into office eight years ago facing a huge budget deficit and the challenge of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. In the past year he’s drawn national attention for removing confederate monuments and publishing a book about the experience.
He sat down with WWNO’s Tegan Wendland to reflect on his terms.
Listen to the entire, unedited interview below.