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Sun King Exhibit Preview (1984)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-03-25

Duration: 00:27:49

Subjects: French language | Cabildo, The (New Orleans, La.) | Museum exhibits | Louis, XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 | Arts | France-Louisiana relations


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Glasgow, Vaughan Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from March 25, 1984, features James Fontenot’s interview with Vaughan Glasgow, the chief curator at the Louisiana State Museum. He previews “The Sun King: Louis XIV and the New World,” an upcoming exhibition of French art at the Cabildo in New Orleans that has never been seen in the United States. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.