Although the American colonies declared themselves independent of Great Britain in 1776, true liberty was not achieved until 1783. But war raged again and Great Britain hoped to capture the mouth of the Mississippi River. Aly Baltrus visits with us about the Battle of New Orleans, and the victory that changed the course of American history. Chef Folse joins John Seago of Pontchartrain Vineyards in Covington, La. as they poach pears in his famous "Port of New Orleans." Rosemary John entertains with the bagpipe, an instrument played by the British during the Battle of New Orleans.
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Episode #1120 / Length: 26 minutes