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Church Point Families & David Marcantel (1983)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Church Point, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-10-23

Duration: 00:27:20

Subjects: French language | Education


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • LaFleur, Amanda Interviewer
  • Richard, Selena Interviewee
  • Richard, J.R. Interviewee
  • Fruge, Timmy Interviewee
  • Marcantel, David Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from October 23, 1983, features Amanda LaFleur’s interviews with the Richard, Fruge, and Bernard families in Church Point, Louisiana. They discuss the need for French language instruction in their local schools. LaFleur then interviews David Marcantel of Jennings, Louisiana. He discusses the French language program in Jefferson Davis Parish schools. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant. Host: James Fontenot