[Dixielandjazz] Roof damage threatens priceless WWOZ record
reckeuph at sbcglobal.net
Sat Sep 10 21:23:33 PDT 2005
I may be crazy but I forwarded this info to a
politician I know. Who knows.... I know we are not to
broach politics here, but there has to be someone with
the stroke to help WWOZ. This isn't even going to
cost the government or taxpayers anything.
--- Thompson <rebecca.e.thompson at verizon.net> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> Roof damage threatens priceless WWOZ record
> collection By Dave Walker TV
> The studio equipment and irreplaceable record and CD
> collection at
> noncommercial WWOZ 90.7 FM, the public radio outlet
> that beamed New Orleans
> music and culture to the region - and, via the
> Internet, the world -
> survived Hurricane Katrina but might not survive the
> city's current
> David Freedman, the station's general manger,
> surveyed the station's
> Armstrong Park headquarters on Thursday and
> discovered significant damage to
> the roof.
> Freedman attempted to return later with a roofer,
> but was turned away on the
> city's outskirts.
> Friday afternoon, he was looking for someone in
> authority to approve access
> to the city long enough to preserve the
> volunteer-run station, which was
> knocked off the air by the storm and which operates
> on a listener-supported
> shoestring in best of times.
> "I just don't know who to call," he said.
> Freedman can be contacted at wwozdavid at yahoo.com or
> (504) 782-0933.
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