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Louisiana Considered: Preserving New Orleans’ Cemeteries, NASA’s Plans To Explore Venus

Stephanie Ryan Cameron
Save Our Cemeteries
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
  • City of New Orleans Cemetery Superintendent Emily Ford and New Orleans Mayor’s Office Deputy Communications Director David Lee Simmons tell us about efforts to preserve New Orleans’ iconic cemeteries.
  • Tulane University Assistant Professor Jennifer Whitten tells us about her work on NASA’s VERITAS spacecraft, designed to create maps of Venus’s surface and analyze what substances constitute the planet’s surface and interior.
Karl Lengel has returned to New Orleans to serve as WWNO’s local host for All Things Considered, a post he held here pre-Katrina. Besides radio, Karl has had a long theatrical career too; read on to learn all about our talented and versatile announcer!