Episode 67

July 18, 2019

01:14:06

TMP #67 Gerald Herbert's Decisive Moment

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP #67 Gerald Herbert's Decisive Moment
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TMP #67 Gerald Herbert's Decisive Moment
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Show Notes

The photojournalist worked for the Associated Press in New York, Boston, and D.C. for decades before accepting an assignment his hometown of New Orleans. He’s traveled the globe covering the World Trade Center after 9/11, the war in Afghanistan, the Haitian earthquake, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Now he reports to the Ring Room and learns what real tragedy is all about. Topics include a middle name, a Midwest tour, a last name, early photo jobs, the D.C. snipers, the White House beat, political pros, Air Force One, magic underwear, a medical procedure, PTSD, American privilege, gratitude, a movie remake, the NBA draft, conflict zones, the Oloffson Hotel, an adopted son, meeting Mother Teresa in Calcutta, civic collapse, smell reports, Rumsfeld in Chinese air space, the known unknown, and much more. Please subscribe, review, and rate on your preferred podcast platform. Follow and share on social media, and spread the Troubled Word. Music: Styler/Coman

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