175. Part 2 of our interview with Welton Gaddy. The Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy hosts the State of Belief podcast. He is also the retired president of Interfaith Alliance, a national, non-partisan grassroots organization that celebrates religious freedom by championing individual rights, promoting policies that protect both religion and democracy, and uniting diverse voices to challenge extremism. Dr. Gaddy currently serves as the Pastor for Preaching and Worship at Northminster (Baptist) Church in Monroe, Louisiana, and he is the author of over 20 books addressing religion in American life. This week in Louisiana history. September 27, 1902. New Orleans streetcar employees strike for 8-hr days and 25 cent per hr. minimum wage. This week in New Orleans history. September 24, 1981. Dr. Edward William Alton Ochsner dies. Born in Born, Kimball, South Dakota on May 4, 1896, Edward William Alton Ochsner came to New Orleans to practice as a professor of Surgery, Tulane University in 1927 -- a position he held until 1961. One of the first to identify cigarette smoking as a cause of lung cancer and heart disease, he was one of the founders and director of surgery of Ochsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation Hospital from 1942 to 1966. This week in Louisiana. Tierce: Artists of Louisiana Francophone Cultures Sept. 24th, 2016 - November 19th, 2016 Alexandria Museum of Art 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA 71301 318-443-3458 Website Postcard from New Orleans Royal St. Duet.Listen in iTunes. Listen in Stitcher. Listen on Player FM. Listen on Google Play. The Louisiana Anthology Home Page. Like us on Facebook.