Louisiana Considered: How New Orleans residents reacted to an epidemic in 1878
- Diane Mack hosted this Tuesday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
- In an interview first aired on WBUR’s Here & Now, St. Louis Public Radio reporter Eric Schmid and host Celeste Headlee discuss how out-of-date building codes contributed to the destruction wreaked by tornadoes in multiple Midwestern states earlier this month.
- Gulf States Newsroom wealth and poverty reporter Stephen Bisaha reports on the problems posed for those living below the poverty line by the contradictory eligibility requirements of some social welfare programs, like SNAP.
- Goat in the Road Productions Co-Artistic Director Chris Kaminstein and Ensemble Member Kiyoko McCrae discuss their upcoming digital production, “Sick Notes: Letters from an Epidemic,” a theatrical exploration of New Orleans life and culture during a yellow fever outbreak over a century ago based upon actual correspondence.
- Gulf States Newsroom justice, race and equity reporter Bobbi-Jeanne Misick reports that Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are set to receive $100 million each from the federal infrastructure bill passed last month for upgrading internet speeds in rural areas.