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Louisiana Considered: Walter Isaacson On His Book “The Code Breaker”

Tulane University
  • Patrick Madden hosted this Monday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
  • Author, journalist and Tulane University history professor Walter Isaacson discusses his new book, “The Code Breaker.” It’s a biography of Dr. Jennifer Doudna, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for her work on the CRISPR gene editing system.
  • The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate Food Writer Ian McNulty chronicles his personal history with tomato sandwiches.
Patrick Madden joined WWNO in 2019 as its first-ever Regional News Director, overseeing news reporting at WWNO, as well as our partner station WRKF Baton Rouge. Madden also serves as one of the hosts of Louisiana Considered, and co-hosts Friday's Politics Roundtable on Louisiana Considered with Stephanie Grace, columnist for The Times-Picayune | The Advocate.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.