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Louisiana World Exposition Preview (1984)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-05-13

Duration: 00:28:05

Subjects: French language | Louisiana World Exposition (1984: New Orleans, La.)


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • LaFleur, Amanda Host
  • Helfaer, Sam Interviewee
  • Brassieur, Ray Interviewee
  • Malone, Bob Interviewee
  • Van Kersbergen, Robert Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from May 13, 1984, features James Fontenot and Amanda LaFleur’s preview of the Louisiana World Exposition, or 1984 World’s Fair in New Orleans, Louisiana. They interview: Sam Helfaer of IBM; Ray Brassieur, one of the organizers of the Folklife Pavilion; Bob Malone, the United States Commissioner General of the fair; and Robert Van Kersbergen, the creator of the French Pavilion. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.