Danny Heitman, a columnist for The Advocate newspaper in Louisiana, frequently writes about arts and culture for The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and other national publications. He's the author of A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House, which chronicles a pivotal season in Audubon's work in Louisiana. The book was made into a public television documentary that was nominated for an Emmy.
10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 3
Audubon on Louisiana: Selected Writings of John James Audubon
11:15 a.m. to Noon
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
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