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Sugar Cane Farming in Louisiana (1981)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-12-20

Duration: 00:28:42

Subjects: French language | Agriculture | Sugarcane industry


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Rodriguez, James Interviewee
  • Angelle, Padro Interviewee
  • Lalonde, Raymond Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from December 20, 1981, features James Fontenot’s interview with James Rodriguez and Padro Angelle, who discuss sugar cane harvesting and the work of the Breaux Bridge Sugar Cooperative. Fontenot also conducts an in-studio interview with Rodriguez and State Representative Raymond Lalonde. They discuss sugar cane farming in Louisiana. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.