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Southern Gothic

Oct 31, 2018

This episode of Southern Gothic is the third in the three-part series "Birth of a City: New Orleans," a story that chronicles the inception of a great American city and the legends that evolved with it.

Part III: Madame Delphine LaLaurie

On April 10, 1863 a fire broke out in the home of Creole socialite Madam Delphine...


Oct 30, 2018

This episode of Southern Gothic is the second in the three-part series "Birth of a City: New Orleans," a story that chronicles the inception of a great American city and the legends that evolved with it.

Part II: Spirits of the Cathedral

In 1764 the French ceded control of New Orleans to the Spanish, who would control...


Oct 29, 2018

This episode of Southern Gothic is the first in the three-part series "Birth of a City: New Orleans," a story that chronicles the inception of a great American city and the legends that evolved with it.

Part I: The Casket Girls


In 1721 the French founded the city of New Orleans as the mouth of the Mississippi River, but...