Listening to Louisiana
This week Americana takes some time to listen to Louisiana. From the inside of T-Pops coffee and bait shop in Golden Meadow, Louisiana presenter Matt Frei talks with shop regulars who have family ties to fishing and oil about how they are making sense of the spill.705 S Alex Plaisance Blvd
Louisiana and the Nation
Joan Walsh, Editor in Chief of Salon.com, discusses the political impact of the oil continuing to gush into the Gulf of Mexico and how the United States may pursue its energy policy and upcoming national election campaigns.Joan Walsh
Oil Stains On A Familiar Shore
Pulitzer Prize winning author and southerner Rick Bragg shares his eulogy to the shoreline, a look at the view from Mobile Bay, Alabama.Rick Bragg
Rick Bragg, an American journalist known principally for his non-fiction, won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing in 1996. He is Professor of Writing at the University of Alabama, and has a home in Mobile Bay, Alabama.
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