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Brian Altobello

Brian Altobello, historian, teacher, distance runner, and author of Whiskey, Women, and War: How the Great War Shaped Jim Crow New Orleans, received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees in US History at LSU. Recognized as a “Distinguished Educator” by Louisiana’s Department of Education, Brian shares the rich history of the South as a historian on the American Queen as it steams to Memphis from his native New Orleans. Between gigs, Brian sharpens his blues harmonica skills.