Episode 112: High-Rise Disasters! Remembering Two New Orleans Tragedies

Though we hope to never see anything like them again, great urban tragedies should never be forgotten – if for no other reason than to to remind us to be vigilant at doing the things to prevent more disasters. Errol Laborde, Executive Editor of Louisiana Life, along with podcast producer Kelly Massicot talk with Royd Anderson, a documentary maker who specializes in documenting harrowing experiences such as a high-rise fire and a sniping incident from the top of a hotel.

Both terrorized New Orleans within a matter of weeks 50 years ago.

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Original photo from AP Images



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