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Mardi Gras Adjusts to Post-Katrina New Orleans

Donna Manwaring calls for beads at the entrance to Bourbon St., as the Endymion parade rolls through downtown New Orleans during Mardi Gras festivities on Feb. 26, 2006.
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Donna Manwaring calls for beads at the entrance to Bourbon St., as the Endymion parade rolls through downtown New Orleans during Mardi Gras festivities on Feb. 26, 2006.

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John Burnett
As NPR's Southwest correspondent based in Austin, Texas, John Burnett covers immigration, border affairs, Texas news and other national assignments. In 2018, 2019 and again in 2020, he won national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio-Television News Directors Association for continuing coverage of the immigration beat. In 2020, Burnett along with other NPR journalists, were finalists for a duPont-Columbia Award for their coverage of the Trump Administration's Remain in Mexico program. In December 2018, Burnett was invited to participate in a workshop on Refugees, Immigration and Border Security in Western Europe, sponsored by the RIAS Berlin Commission.