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St. Landry Parish, Part 3 (1984)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-02-19

Duration: 00:26:52

Subjects: French language | Saint Landry Parish (La.) | Historic buildings | History


  • LaFleur, Amanda Host
  • Joubert, Curtis Interviewee
  • Olivier, Robert Interviewee
  • Womack, Jack Interviewee
  • Leger, Dallas Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from February 19, 1984, features the third part of Amanda LaFleur’s profile of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. First, she interviews Eunice Mayor Curtis Joubert, who discusses the history of the city. Next, she visits Nick’s Bar in Eunice as the patrons gather together to play dominoes. LaFleur then visits the historic Arlington House in Washington, Louisiana, and interviews the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Olivier. Lastly, she visits the Steamboat Warehouse in Washington. She interviews Jack Womack, the owner, and Dallas Leger, the chief of police, who discuss the history of the building, the restoration, and the building’s new life as a restaurant. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.