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New Orleans…sparks an emotion in everyone who hears the name…it’s an enchanted city! Raising Our Children on Bourbon is the story of Bob and Jan Carr who escaped the mundane life of mid-America and moved to the heart of the infamous French Quarter to raise their children among the ‘Quarter eccentrics’ while accomplishing spectacular careers in radio and television. Join them as they renovate and restore a Bourbon Street mansion – passing through one crisis after another: their Ku Klux Klan encounter, sunbathing strippers next door, integration of the Desire Bus Line, school problem solutions – all interspersed with the bizarre and myriad characters of the ‘Quarter’.  Laugh with them as they relate anecdotes of encounters with celebrities: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Brenda Lee, Bishop Fulton Sheen, Al Hirt, Pete Fountain, Clay Shaw, Ruthie the Duck Girl, and more then a score of the famous and infamous! This story depicts the bright side of the city’s indomitable spirit as it forges ahead and continues to dazzle visitors. Enjoy this taste of New Orleans without the calories!

Bob and Jan Carr