Programs by Genre - True Crime

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Capitol, House Chamber
America’s Original “Welfare Queen”
Josh Levin

11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 3
Louisiana’s Rogue Sheriffs: A Culture of Corruption
Tom Aswell

11:30 a.m. to Noon
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room E
Death Over a Diamond Stud: The Assassination of the Orleans Parish District Attorney
Christopher G. Peña

1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
State Capitol, House Chamber
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
Casey Cep
This program made possible in part by funding from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.


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