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81-Year-Old LSU Student Anna Marie Barth (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-02-22

Duration: 00:04:59

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Barth, Anna Marie Interviewee
  • Hammons, Don Interviewee


This segment from the February 22, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ profile of 81-year-old Anna Marie Barth, the oldest student at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. Ekings reports that Barth is taking an anthropology class through the LSU Independent Study program. She also interviews Don Hammons, the director of the independent study program. Host: Beth Courtney