The Summer 2018 issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas released on June 1.
The cover story is written by Alecia P. Long about Huey Long, Louisiana’s iconic governor, and his struggle to control public narratives and the press.
This issue also includes:
- Writer Della Hasselle and associate professor Dr. Gary Lafleur explore the Caminada Headlands, the largest completed project in the Master Plan to restore Louisiana’s coast.
- A look back with S. Derby Gisclair to the traveling show of Hadacol, Dudley LeBlanc’s famous patent medicine.
- The Louisiana State Museum debuts its latest exhibit, Brave in the Attempt: Special Olympics in Louisiana, at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
- Rediscovering poems by Pinkie Gordon Lane with Kelly A. Harris.
- Sally Asher tells the story of New Orleans’ first policewoman.
- Rien Fertel revisits The Great Big Doorstep by E. P. O’Donnell.
- A review of Freedom’s Dance by Karen Celestan and Eric Waters.
- Columns by Richard Campanella, Alison Fensterstock, and Ben Sandmel.
- More stories by Scott Sternberg, Sally O. Donlon, and Hali Dardar.
We have partner sections from the Historic New Orleans Collection, Louisiana State Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, and Shreveport Regional Arts Council; plus our picks for the summer season.
The Summer 2018 of Louisiana Cultural Vistas is available $5.95 plus shipping. Click here to order via email or call toll free in Louisiana 1.800.909.7990 or 504.523.4352 ext. 110.