This summer in 64 Parishes, our cover story is a look at the forgotten history of Camp Livingston, a military installation near Alexandria used as an internment camp for Japanese men during World War II.
The issue also includes:
- Journalist Ana Gershanik on the changes Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath have brought for New Orleans’ Latin American population
- Has jazz researcher James Karst found a teenage Louis Armstrong in stock footage from 1915? See the video for yourself!
- Historian Joan DeJean traces the life of Marie Baron, who was transported from France against her will to colonial Louisiana and later captured by the Natchez Indians
- Shreveport’s Chris Jay rounds up the best and boldest Louisiana podcasts
- Geographer Rich Campanella analyzes our in-house study of geographic diversity in 64 Parishes content
- Editor-in-Chief Erin Greenwald reminds us that this summer marks 300 years since the first slave ships reached Louisiana
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