Louisiana State Museum’s Second Thursday Lecture Series to feature founder Rosenthal

UPDATE: For those who missed the live program, a recording can be seen here.

The Louisiana State Museum in partnership with the Friends of the Cabildo will feature Levees.org founder Sandy Rosenthal in its Second Thursday Lecture series.

Rosenthal will discuss her new book, Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina (Mango Publishing, August 2020).

The online event is hosted on Zoom on September 10th starting at 6 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. To register, click here.

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Tulane University to feature Sandy Rosenthal in Fall Book Festival Virtual Discussion

Tulane University has invited Levees.org founder Sandy Rosenthal to be a featured book author in its ongoing and very popular New Orleans Book Festival Virtual Series which presents discussions on a variety of relevant topics.

Rosenthal will be counted as a “highlighted participant in this Fall Virtual Series.”

In a signed letter from Walter Isaacson and Cheryl Landrieu––co-chairs of the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University––they write to Rosenthal:  

“…Your new book, Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina, has particular relevancy to the current state of national affairs we are facing. We would be thrilled to have you participate in this series to speak on this topic, especially noting the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. We can make every effort to accommodate your format preference, schedule and recommendation of moderator for the conversation…”

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Melba’s and Levees.org to partner for literacy on August 29, 2020

Melba’s Poboys at 1525 Elysian Fields Avenue

Everyone in New Orleans knows where Melba’s Po’boy shop is.

The iconic eatery / washerteria is a landmark located at the junction of Elysian Fields and North Claiborne Avenues.

But did you know that the owners, Jane and Scott Wolfe have a literacy program?

On the 15th Anniversary of the Worst Civil Engineering Disaster in US History, founder Sandy Rosenthal, in partnership with Jane Wolfe, will host a Book Give-away in support of literacy.

On August 29, 2005, Levees.org founder Sandy Rosenthal will sign and give away 100 books at Melbas’s Po’boys from 12-1:30p.

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