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Louisiana Purchase Anniversary

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Louisiana Purchase Anniversary

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Louisiana Purchase Anniversary

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This year, Louisiana is celebrating the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase from France. NPR's Scott Simon talks with John Lawrence of the Historic New Orleans Collection about the reluctance of some residents to become part of the new America.