PODCAST: Meet the 20-Year-Old Writing Moon Landrieu’s Authorized Biography

How a Tulane sophomore’s homework assignment turned into an authorized biography of the progenitor of a family whose influence over the past sixty years of Louisiana politics is only rivaled by the Kingfish’s.

Publisher’s Note: This is the second part of my two-part interview with Henry Walther, which I had intended to publish last week (notwithstanding the fact that last week, I traveled with my family to a remote corner of Alberta, Canada and had just assumed- rather ridiculously, in hindsight- that there was no possible way I would encounter any issues with high-speed wireless connectivity). My apologies for the delay. I am now, once again, safely below sea-level.

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Lamar White, Jr. is a native of Alexandria, Louisiana, a resident of New Orleans, a product of the state public education system, and a graduate of Rice University in Houston and Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law in Dallas. Prior to launching the Bayou Brief, Lamar published the award-winning blog site, CenLamar, and worked for more than five years as an executive assistant to his hometown mayor. Lamar's investigative reporting has been referenced by every major news publication in the country, and he has been the subject of profiles in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and the Advocate.