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Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-12-23

Duration: 00:05:49

Subjects: Christmas | Holidays | Natchitoches Christmas Festival


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Powell, Paul Interviewee
  • Arceneaux, Magnus Interviewee
  • Easley, Audie Interviewee
  • Dinkins, Jim Interviewee
  • Sutton, Kerlin Interviewee


This segment from the December 23, 1983, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ visit to the 57th Annual Christmas Festival of Lights in Natchitoches, including the parade, fireworks, and Christmas lights. She interviews several festivalgoers, including: Lieutenant Paul Powell of Natchitoches; Magnus Arceneaux of Bayou Lafourche; Audie Easley of Dallas, Texas; Jim Dinkins of Shreveport; and Kerlin Sutton of Natchitoches. Host: Ken Johnson