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Sun King Exhibit (1984)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-11-09

Duration: 00:05:36

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


  • Johnson, Ken Reporter
  • Macdonald, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the November 9, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s visit to “The Sun King: Louis XIV and the New World,” an exhibition of French art at the Cabildo in New Orleans. Johnson interviews Robert Macdonald, the director of the Louisiana State Museum, who discusses the significance of the art in the exhibit.