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Eat More Alligator (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-09-16

Duration: 00:03:28

Subjects: Cooking (Alligator meat) | Food | ALLIGATORS


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Leslie, Carole Reporter
  • Biede, Stanley Interviewee


This segment from the September 16, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Carole Leslie’s report on the results of a recent LSU research study on alligators as a delicacy. Leslie interviews Dr. Stanley Biede of LSU, who discusses the nutritional value of alligator meat, the meat’s lack of flavor, and the alligator recipes put together by LSU. Hosts: Ken Johnson and Beth Courtney