his home was damaged during katrina. it was under 12 feet of water. once the water receded it was damaged. the legs of this had broken off. the entire piano was just really in a horrible way. it had been conserved but it's not playable. it's been conserved and brought back to its original appearance. they said that if they tried to make it play, it would not have been the same piano so we didn't want to lose the nature of the piano. >> fats domino was from new orleans. he influenced really all of early rock 'n roll. he was really one of his biggest fans. he came here in 65 i believe. they asked if they could meet with fats domino and there's the famous photo of the beatles with fats domino. he had many friends, many musicians he performed with or who stayed with him during his career, they went on to influence many of the others. they created their own music and their own band. they had a strong influence on the music here in new orleans. less than a year ago was a major blow to the city, and to his family of course, he left a wonderful legacy though.
we will speak with katrina vanden heuvel from the nation magazine. looks the nation has released --, ground for secure elections for international security and the belief when a 2-d escalate tensions with russia and that there is a false choice between having secure elections and that relationship. nucuclear a catastrophe, elections are going to be an a afterthought. amy: masass protest are expected to greet trump as he arrives for his first visit to britain as president. protesters will float a 20 foot long giant baby trump blimp outside parliament that will ngry the president as an orange baby clututching a cell phone ready to tweet. repsents a hosof issu. it isn't just about mocking him. it is about drawingttention that his politics are havining a real i impact on real lives, not just in the u.s.s., but all over the world. amy: we will speak witith sheila menon, one of the b blimp organizers, and with colin -- guardian columnist george monbiot. all that and more, coming up. welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm
amy: katrina vanden heuvel, thank you for being with us. when we come back, a man who critiques every level of the state. and their thoughts and not just thekatrina vanden heuvel is edir and publisher of the nation.and. she's also a co-signer of the magazine's open letter: "common ground: for secure elections and true national security." the letter is also signed by daniel ellsbsberg, gloria stein, noam chomsky, governor bill richardson, reverend dr. william barber and michael moore, among others. we will link to it at democracynow.org. when we comeme back, boots rile. stay with us. ♪ [music break] amy: "pimps" performed by the coup and produced by boots riley. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. we spend the rest of the hour with boots riley, director of "sorry to bother you," the dystopian social satire that follows one oakland man's rise to the upper echelons of an evil telemarketing company, only to discover a secret that threatens all of humankind. here is the crical
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