This week’s This American Life episode, “Held Hostage” features an interesting New Orleans Story…

Act Two. Misdeeds.
An angry man in New Orleans seeks revenge against people who bought property that he formerly owned and that was seized by the city. The homeowners find themselves trapped in a morass of paperwork, court visits… and worse. Wayne Curtis tells the story. Wayne is a contributing editor of the Atlantic Magazine. (23 1/2 minutes)

The link to the story is here.

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One Response to “‘Held Hostage’ on This American Life”
  1. jeffrey says:

    I remember reading about this in the T-P

    http://blog.nola.com/times-picayune/2007/12/local_families_fight_felon_who.html

    It stuck out in my mind because I read it shortly after this story about Haunted House stories and Gentrification.

    http://www.alternet.org/movies/65512/

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